26 Years of Innovative Traffic Engineering
Creative Transportation Solutions Ltd. (CTS), with offices in both Metro Vancouver (Port Moody) and the Okanagan (Summerland), is one of the most respected traffic engineering firms in operation in Western Canada. The firm was established in March 1993 to provide traffic engineering, transportation planning and data collection consulting services to the public and private sector. The main goal of CTS is to develop transportation solutions for its clients that are consistently comprehensive, effective and forward-looking. The company currently has over 25 employees including 13 traffic engineers, which makes it one of the largest traffic engineering companies in operation in Western Canada. CTS regularly conducts traffic engineering and transportation survey projects in BC, Alberta, the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. CTS consists of two distinct but complementary business units which are the CTS Engineering Group and the CTS Data Group.
The CTS Engineering Group is an industry leader in traffic engineering and operations. Conducting intersection and corridor studies, traffic impact studies, road safety assessments, developing construction traffic control plans, preparing access management plans, conducting peer reviews and expert witness testimony are just some of the many types of traffic engineering studies that CTS is regularly retained to undertake. As well, CTS is regularly retained to conduct signal coordination studies for Metro Vancouver municipalities and have successfully developed over 1300 traffic signal timing plans to date that have been implemented throughout the region over the years.
The CTS Data Group is one of the largest transportation data collection company in Western Canada with 10 employees dedicated to designing and successfully undertaking transportation survey programs for various public agencies and private sector clients. CTS specializes in both manual and automated data collection programs and have all the necessary counting equipment, vehicles and staffing to conduct almost any kind of transportation survey. Since 1994, CTS has conducted more than 7,500 intersection counts, over 4,100 road tube counts and hundreds of other more specialized transportation surveys like video monitoring, license plate and parking surveys. As part of CTS’s quality control procedures, staff regularly undertake validation / calibration tests of the survey equipment as well as conducting research on new products to determine their suitability for future survey programs.