Areas of Expertise
Service Evaluation & Design

RLS & Associates, Inc. has emerged in recent years as one of the country’s leading consulting firms in the planning and design of urban public transportation and paratransit services. RLS also remains a leader in the planning of small urban and rural transportation systems. RLS offers a unique, often innovative, perspective on planning public transportation service that is built on a pragmatic approach and knowledge of both traditional and new techniques used in the design of many types of transit services. RLS offers a number of related products in this area from ridership/passenger load profiles, on-board survey summaries, route segment ridership productivity, and route profiles, to complete schedules and run-cuts. A few examples of recent projects are described below.