Policy and Research

An optimized combination of policy initiatives in all areas of strategic planning, project development, finance, design and delivery, and operations and maintenance will drive the future of infrastructure development. WSP USA provides thought leadership, policy guidance, analysis, applied research and innovation capabilities to public and private sector clients looking to advance the development, delivery and performance of property and infrastructure.

Advancing Development, Delivery and Performance

Clients partner with our firm’s wealth of subject matter experts, policy management consultants and technology deployment specialists to:

  • Navigate the challenges of infrastructure development
  • Anticipate and adapt to change and risk
  • Package and deploy knowledge and technology based solutions
  • Develop policy and implementation frameworks that advance practice and process
  • Enable effective and cost-effective capital investment decisions

We are able to equip our clients with the tools they need to develop, modernize and preserve facilities, transportation systems and other infrastructure assets that support the communities where we live and work.

Policy expertise and research capabilities:

  • Public-private partnerships
  • Tolling and pricing
  • Congestion management
  • Road user charges
  • 3D modeling applications
  • Alternative and accelerated delivery strategy development
  • Environmental process acceleration
  • Geospatial data capture, analysis and integration
  • Multi-modal asset management
  • Innovative technology implementation
  • Integrated civil design, construction and management
  • Monitoring legislative and regulatory changes
  • Environmental policy analysis, development and implementation
  • National transportation policy analysis
  • Resiliency and sustainability analysis planning and design
  • Road and bridge policy and program support
  • Transportation system management and operations (TSM&O)