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Zephyr Foundation for Improved Travel Analysis

Joined in December 2018

About Us

The Foundation’s mission is to advance rigorous transportation and land use decision-making for the public good by advocating for and supporting improved travel analysis and facilitating its implementation.


Become the primary venue through which leading researchers and practitioners seek to develop and implement travel analysis methods and tools that are demonstrably more valuable, credible, transparent, tractable, reproducible, and usable in order to support decision-making that is inclusive and promotes equitable outcomes, shared prosperity, and sustainability.


The Foundation’s goals are to advance the field through flexible and efficient support, education, guidance, encouragement, and incubation as outlined below in support of the Mission:

 Support

Provide robust infrastructure, including financial, administrative, and legal support.

 Educate

Educate researchers and practitioners on core competencies and next generation travel analysis skills and travel analysis stakeholders on best practices.

 Incubate

Incubate innovative and useful planning methods in preparation for deployment by regions, cities, and neighborhoods.

 Guide

Guide research towards useful products and practitioners towards useful implementation.

 Encourage

Encourage the use of open data standards, rigorous development practices, interoperability, reproducible research methods, and evaluation of research.

 Convene

Convene leading academics and practitioners to guide the Foundation’s efforts.

The Foundation’s mission is to advance rigorous transportation and land use decision-making for the public good by advocating for and supporting improved travel analysis and facilitating its implementation.


Become the primary venue…

Location

  • 4701 COX RD STE 285
    Glen Allen, VA 23060

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