Move your community forward.
Put good things in motion. We'll help your community become more resilient to climate change, reduce racial and socioeconomic disparities, and move people more safely and efficiently on our streets and sidewalks. We’ll equip you with innovative analytic tools and inclusive engagement strategies to articulate goals, examine impacts, understand community needs, and build consensus, so your plans become reality and your projects get funded and built.
With so much demand for curb space, it's time to get strategic.
The curb is powerful. Harness it to achieve your city's goals by establishing a curb management roadmap. This makes life easier for people walking, bicycling, taking transit, delivering goods, buying from local businesses, and, yes, finding a car parking space.
See what we can do for your community.
We approach multimodal transportation challenges of all kinds with a simple guiding principle: put people first.
- Multimodal/Integrated Modal Planning
- Transit Speed and Reliability Planning,
Design, and Implementation
- Active Transportation Planning and Design
- Parking Policy and Management
- TDM Strategic Planning, Policy, and Implementation
- Curbside Management
- Equity Frameworks and Toolkits
- Strategic and Organizational Planning
- Congestion Management
- Vision Zero and Safety Studies
- Bikeshare and Micromobility Planning
- Access to Transit and First/Last Mile
- Transit Oriented Development/
District Mobility Planning
- Long-Range Transportation Planning
- Sub-Area and Comprehensive Planning
- Conceptual Engineering and Engineering Feasibility
- GIS and Analytic Dashboards/Tools
- Stakeholder Facilitation and Community Engagement
What our clients have to say
“We could not have created our Strategic Plan without Nelson\Nygaard. The team deftly handled our internal politics and provided nuanced insight into the needs of our staff. I especially appreciated their involvement in long working sessions! It was truly a joy to work with them.”
Meet our transportation trailblazers
Chris connects people to the places they love by creating more equitable access to healthy, sustainable mobility choices.
Chris helps you create a lasting and implementable vision for equitable and sustainable mobility.
Dru asks great questions, listens compassionately, and steers conversations in important directions.
Dru asks great questions that daylight and dissolve the barriers to investing in safe streets for all.
James gives ideas form and brings projects to life.
James helps you bridge planning and design to create vibrant places with high-quality transit at the center.
Jennifer helps communities make values-driven decisions that stick, translating vision to action.
Jennifer helps you make values-driven decisions that stick, translating vision to action.
Naomi creates diverse and inclusive strategic planning processes and facilitates institutional change based on equity, diversity, and inclusion goals.
Naomi helps you focus on transportation equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Nina finds joy in making streets and places memorable, intuitive, and accessible to all.
Nina helps you create places that are memorable, intuitive, and accessible to all.
A "Plangineer," Thaddeus is leading the charge in developing buildable projects that promote safety, sustainability, and efficiency as we re-think how we utilize our public spaces.
Thaddeus helps your residents safely access high-quality transit.
Theresa helps clients make effective transportation investment decisions.
Theresa helps you make effective transportation investments aligned with your community's values.
Thomas helps build healthy, vital, and resilient communities with transit and non-motorized transportation.
Thomas helps you build healthy, vital, and resilient communities with transit and non-motorized transportation.
Talk To Us About Your Project.
Let’s exchange ideas about transportation in your community.