* Bicycle & Transit Integration
* Strategic Mobility Planning
* Complete Streets Trainings & Community Workshops
* Stakeholder Engagement & Visioning
* Public Art Consulting
* Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Planning
* Trail Feasibility Studies
* Transportation Network Assessment
* Bicycle Education Program Development
* Data Analysis
* Transit Planning
* Shared Mobility Service Integration
* Sustainable Freight Mobility
* Bike Share Planning and Deployment
* Concept Illustrations & Renderings
UCS takes a pragmatic approach to project development. We engage in an iterative planning process with our clients to ensure that solutions are tailored to meet the needs of individual communities. Our team combines the industry’s cutting-edge mobility and placemaking concepts with ground-level analysis to produce transformative community solutions. We also prioritize education for public agencies, and the communities they serve to build credibility and shared understanding around innovative planning opportunities.
UCS works with clients throughout the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to advance multimodal transportation systems and connections with transit. These include:
* Transit Agencies
* Local and State Departments of Transportation (DOTs)
* Local Government Agencies
* Metropolitan Transit Organizations (MPOs)
* Nonprofit Advocacy and Planning Organizations
* Public Authorities
National Guide to Bicycle and Transit Integration
UCS Principal, Dan Suraci, AICP led the development of the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) definitive National Guide to Bicycle and Transit Integration. This tactical document was written in collaboration with more than 30 transit agencies and advocacy groups across the country and includes the industry's latest strategies and best practices for extending the reach of transit with bicycle transportation.
UCS led the development of a conceptual master plan for a 24-mile pilot trail alignment to demonstrate the utility and ultimate feasibility of extending the Empire State Trail on Long Island.
UCS conceived of and developed an unprecedented feasibility study on bike transit integration including the establishment of the country’s first statewide dataset illustrating the current state of bicycle and transit integration in NYS.
UCS worked with the Village of Piermont to design a series of Main Street pilot projects to both demonstrate the value of complete street concepts to the community and develop a baseline dataset.
UCS worked with the City of Newburgh to develop a bicycle action plan which prioritized equity and connectivity with transit, while laying the groundwork for a network of bicycle infrastructure throughout the City.
UCS provided technical guidance to launch/facilitate the “Street Action NOW” Program, and provided on-call communications support to Bike New York throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic.
In partnership with the NYS Energey Research & Development authority and Department of Health, UCS developed New York State's first official training curriculum for Active Transportation & Complete Streets and is currently leading workshops in communities throughout the state...