For Immediate Release
August 31, 2021

Caliper Awarded a 5-year IDIQ Contract to Support FHWA Planning

Caliper has been awarded a five-year prime contract with a $10 million ceiling to provide technical services to support the efforts of U.S. DOT's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Planning in improving transportation planning in the United States.

Caliper has assembled a diverse team of nationally recognized experts to perform key tasks involving monitoring and analyzing transportation patterns, quantitative performance measurement, assessing and planning for new technologies including connected and automated vehicles (CAV), planning for healthy communities, promoting equity in the provision of transportation services, and modeling of passenger and freight transportation.

Caliper has worked with FHWA for more than a decade creating the HEPGIS web site, developing an accessibility toolkit for transportation planners, implementing dynamic traffic models for assessing CAV impacts, and developing methods and software for making use of the Freight Analysis Framework data on nationwide commodity flows.

Caliper is the worldwide leader in transportation modeling software providing the best-of-breed products for travel demand forecasting and traffic simulation. Caliper is also a leading provider of GIS software for business applications and political redistricting. We have a long history of conducting landmark studies of major transportation initiatives for both public and private sector organizations, developing and applying new methods for transportation analysis, and creating custom GIS software to support mission critical endeavors. Headquartered in Newton, MA, Caliper is the developer of TransCAD software for transportation and logistics modeling, TransModeler for traffic simulation, and Maptitude for business mapping. For more information, contact Howard Slavin ( or Vince Bernardin (

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