Transportation Planning, Transit Systems, Data Collection & Geographic Information Systems [GIS]

SAI brings a blend of the “ground truth” experience in day-to-day transportation system operations with proficiency in cutting edge policies, technology and operations strategies. Our approach is based on a philosophy of first listening to our clients’ needs, and then developing innovative and cost-effective mobility solutions that improve quality of life, reduce congestion, improve travel choices, support economic development and enhance safety on our transportation network. This unique approach translates into a firm that is hands-on; our staff works as “an extension of the staff” of the clients that we serve.

Department Services:

  • Congestion/Transportation Management
  • Neighborhood Traffic Calming
  • Corridor Studies
  • Travel demand Forecasting
  • Land Use Planning / Traffic Analysis
  • Complete Street/Streetscape Planning
  • Pedestrian/Bicycle facility Planning/Design
  • Roadway/Rail Safety Audits
  • Asset Management
  • Transit Service Planning/Operations
  • Transit/Roadway Needs Studies
  • Feasibility Studies/Preliminary Engineering
  • Environmental Planning
  • ADA Compliance
  • Asset Management
  • Transportation Policy/Funding Analysis
  • Traffic Operations Analysis
  • Signal Timing Evaluation/Optimization
  • Parking/Curbside Management Studies
  • Roundabout Studies
  • Freight/Goods Movement
  • Transportation Systems Operations
  • Transportation Systems Management
  • Transportation Systems Technology Research
  • Transportation Systems Statistical Analysis
  • Traveler Information/Wayfinding Analysis
  • Stakeholder/Public Outreach
  • Travel Surveys
  • Origin Destination
  • Cordon Studies
  • Trip Rate
  • Vehicle Occupancy
  • Asset Inventories
  • Geo-Location
  • Intersection Turning Movement Counts
  • Average Daily Traffic Counts
  • Lane/Vehicle Occupancy
  • Travel demand Forecasting
  • Pedestrian/Bicycle Counts
  • Transit Boarding, Alighting/Ridership Counts
  • Travel Time/Delay Studies
  • Parking Inventory/Occupancy Turnover
  • Asset Data Collection
  • Geo-database development
  • Thematic Overlay/Analysis
  • Display Mapping
  • ArcGIS Online Applications

 

What's new in the department:

Sheila Mahoney, AICP
joins SAI.

Inaugural Baltimore
Transportation Camp.

Brian Laverty, AICP is part of an award winning team.

Drone Technology; an emerging data collection tool.

SAI has added Sheila Mahoney, AICP to our Transportation Planning Practice as a Senior Environmental Planner.

SAI key staff attended the Inaugural Baltimore Transportation Camp. In addition, they learned about multi-modal planning, data analytics and planning challenges in transit and how those challenges relate to the needs of the Maryland DOT's Transit Administration and other regional transportation partners.

One of SAI' key staff Brian Laverty, AICP wins award for being part of the American Planning Association, Transportation Planning Division Executive Board. They won the American Planning Association Division Achievement Award at the National Planning Convention in New Orleans, LA.

SAI coordinated with the Howard County Police Department to fly drones and retrieve aerial footage of bell time backups at Mt. Hebron high School. The aerial imagery is a new innovative application that SAI uses to calibrate traffic simulation models and for public presentations.

Practice Leader:

Paul Silberman, P.E., PTOE
psilberman@sabra-associates.com

 

Our Transportation Planning Department is headed by Paul Silberman. Paul has been active in the transportation planning and traffic engineering field for over 20 years. Paul graduated from the University Of Maryland in 1996 with a Bachelor‘s Degree in Civil Engineering, and returned for his Master‘s Degree in 2000. Paul is a registered Professional Engineer and a Certified Professional Traffic Operations Engineer in the States of MD and VA. Paul joined Sabra & Associates, Inc. in 2000, and is currently the Director of the Transportation Planning Department. Paul is active in several community projects and professional organizations, including the Maryland Quality Initiative engineering outreach program to local area students, ACEC, and was the 2009 President of the ITE Washington DC Section.

Headquarters
Columbia Maryland

7055 Samuel Morse Drive
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 443-741-3500
Fax: 443-741-3700

Baltimore Maryland
1502 Joh Avenue
Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21227

Phone: 410-536-3653
Fax: 410-536-3654

Washington, D.C.

100 M Street SE
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-570-7080
Fax: 202-697-5007

Vienna, Virginia

8150 Leesburg Pike
Suite 630
Vienna, VA 22182

Phone: 703-942-8990

AASHTO

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  • Congestion/Transportation Management
  • Neighborhood Traffic Calming
  • Corridor Studies
  • Travel demand Forecasting
  • Land Use Planning / Traffic Analysis
  • Complete Street/Streetscape Planning
  • Pedestrian/Bicycle facility Planning/Design
  • Roadway/Rail Safety Audits
  • Asset Management
  • Transit Service Planning/Operations
  • Transit/Roadway Needs Studies
  • Feasibility Studies/Preliminary Engineering
  • Environmental Planning
  • ADA Compliance
  • Asset Management
  • Transportation Policy/Funding Analysis
  • Travel Time/Delay Studies
  • Parking Inventory/Occupancy Turnover
  • Asset Data Collection
  • Geo-database development
  • Thematic Overlay/Analysis
  • Display Mapping
  • ArcGIS Online Applications
  • Traffic Operations Analysis
  • Signal Timing Evaluation/Optimization
  • Parking/Curbside Management Studies
  • Roundabout Studies
  • Freight/Goods Movement
  • Transportation Systems Operations
  • Transportation Systems Management
  • Transportation Systems Technology Research
  • Transportation Systems Statistical Analysis
  • Traveler Information/Wayfinding Analysis
  • Stakeholder/Public Outreach
  • Travel Surveys
  • Origin Destination
  • Cordon Studies
  • Trip Rate
  • Vehicle Occupancy
  • Asset Inventories
  • Geo-Location
  • Intersection Turning Movement Counts
  • Average Daily Traffic Counts
  • Lane/Vehicle Occupancy
  • Travel demand Forecasting
  • Pedestrian/Bicycle Counts
  • Transit Boarding, Alighting/Ridership Counts