CDM (formerly Wilbur) Smith continue to do the traffic and revenue work for the established toll facilities of North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) and full system forecasting. But C&M Associates get the new stuff - the Chisholm Trail and western extension of the President Geo Bush Turnpike are mentioned. Also apparently the Trinity Parkway, although that is not part of the announcement.
Improved traffic and revenue (T&R) forecasts are vital if toll roads (TRs) are to maintain the support of investors, says financial consultant Robert Bain. Writing in the Fall issue of TOLLWAYS, the IBTTA journal Bain says international investor confidence in traffic forecasts "is at an all time low."
Bent Flyvbjerg, the world's premier researcher and writer on megaprojects and traffic and revenue methodologies is moving closer to the world's financial center of gravity - from Copenhagen to about midway between London and New York, namely Oxford England.