Transportation - ETC Institute


ETC Institute has conducted transportation related research for nearly two decades. ETC Institute became involved in transportation related research in the early 1980s. Since then, ETC Institute has administered dozens of origin and destination surveys and more than 150 transportation related research studies on a wide range of topics, including: public transit, major investment studies, corridor studies, congestion management systems, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), intermodal freight centers, international trade processing centers, commuter rail, light rail, park and ride, pedestrian/bicycle paths/lanes and many other topics.


ETC Institute specializes in the collection of data related to transportation planning, air quality, and community planning issues. ETC Institute excels in the recruitment of underserved populations including non-English speaking persons (Spanish and Asian languages), persons with disabilities, low income mothers with children, inner city and rural poor, and the elderly. ETC Institute’s experience in metropolitan planning research for governmental and nonprofit organizations is unparalleled. During the past four years, ETC Institute has conducted survey research in the following major cities and metropolitan areas:

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • Calgary, Alberta (Canada)
  • Casper, Wyoming
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Provo, Utah
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Wichita, KS