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Provide the key elements facilitating the understanding of the present situation – be it an offer, its use or its performances, for instance.

The comprehension of the present operations / malfunctions is essential to fully targeted actions. We propose to establish a synthesis of the main characteristics of the examined element and identify the main improvement potentials. The diagnosis task may take different forms according to the specific needs. We analyse the available data and point out the action domains.

Display the key elements offering a better insight into a choice – build or not a new installation? modify an existing offer? …

We propose a specific support based on the available data, the standards and regulations and the good practice examples for similar situations.

Good practices
For a given situation/problem, present a series of measures undertaken in similar contexts along with their main characteristics and impacts.

Good practices can be very inspiring when a new action is considered. The goal is to show the relevant aspects and identify the effects of the action on the interesting parameters (use / modal split / customers’s satisfaction / …).

The examples research can aim very different types of actions in terms of mode or scale.

Sectoral proposals
Elaborate a recommendation or solution variants for a specific problematic, comment their aspects, avantages and inconvenients in order to facilitate the decisions.

Whether addressing a pedestrian or cyclist infrastructure, an accessibility scheme of a parking lot or a hospital, the dimensionning of bicycle parking spaces or the improvement of a public transport offer, the tasks can vary a lot. They aim to answer in a targeted fashion to the client’s question, taking account of the available data.

Complete studies
Present a complete analysis including the diagnosis, the goals examination, the variants generation and evaluation and recommendations for a given problematic.

The services can be as different as a bike-sharing network masterplan, a restructuration proposal for a public transport service or a vision of the pedestrian accessibility of a generator of trips. The complete studies are established according to the client’s expectations, considering the desired deliverables and the available data. The progress is discussed on a regular bases, determined beforehand according to the client’s needs.



Main domains of competence

  • Pedestrians


    Proposal for networks and specific measures suited to all – masterplan, interfaces, school travel plans, accessible infrastructures, …

  • Bikes


    First analysis of the obstacles to the bike use,  bicycle policy audit through workshops with local stakeholders (BYPAD), proposals for local infrastructures specific for bikes or aiming a multi-modal cohabitation, bikesharing networks and operation.

  • Public transport

    Public transport

    Demand analysis, offer/demand adequation, demand forecasting, analysis of improvement variants, decision-support.

  • Change


    Redesign of transport infrastructures – for instance, creation of a 30 km/h sector or a shared street, communication help (good practices, data synthesis, …), identification of the obstacles and possible solutions.


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