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Socio-Economic Studies & Cultural Resources

Federal, state, and municipal agencies are demanding more rigorous assessments of economic and social benefits of development projects. We have the vision, expertise, and proven success to achieve positive socio-economic development objectives, community benefit, and business goals. We understand for projects to be sustainable, they must include input from a wide range of stakeholders to fully understand synergies and opportunities for cost savings and innovation.

Our Expertise

We have the in-house expertise to design, analyze, and implement a wide range of socio-economic impact studies. Comprehensive, practical experience with a wide range of actions and conditions assures the identification of social issues critical to success. We understand taking the long view can greatly increase the sustainability of a project. We have a diverse staff skilled in all phases of acoustical analyses, including noise monitoring, impact and mitigation analyses, and noise barrier design.

Socio-Economic Studies and Cultural Resources Services

  • Community impact analysis
  • Comprehensive Plans and ordinance review and development
  • Environmental Justice analysis
  • Economic impact and cost-benefit analysis
  • Labor, employment, and industry trends analysis
  • Land use planning and analysis
  • Noise analysis and mitigation
  • Population analysis
  • Stakeholder involvement and consultation.

From demographic shifts to public services, our in-depth studies uncover how your project will impact businesses and communities and ensure a successful rollout.  

Markets We Serve

We Have Provided Socio-Economic Studies and Cultural Resources Services for These Agencies

  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Federal Transit Administration
  • Federal Railroad Administration
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • State Departments of Transportation
  • Transit Administrations
  • Metropolitan Planning Organizations
  • Counties and Municipalities.

Learn About These Markets We Serve