Research

2020 Engineering Industry Forecast

The ACEC Research Institute commissioned a series of studies – the Industry Impact Series – to profile and analyze performance in the Engineering and Design Services Industry (A/E Services). The…

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ACEC Research Institute Report on Lessons Learned from Recent State Transportation Revenue Campaigns

A report from the Research Institute on state campaigns to raise funds for transportation programs, including a review of several notable statewide ballot and legislative efforts, both successful and unsuccessful.…

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The Future of Technology and Its Role in Engineering – 2021

The ACEC Research Institute commissioned this study to better understand the technological landscape in the Engineering and Design Services industry in the US, how various tools were being used, and…

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2020 Engineering Industry Profile

The ACEC Research Institute commissioned a series of studies – the Industry Impact Series – to profile and analyze performance in the Engineering, Architectural, and Surveying Services Industry (A/E). The…

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2020 Engineering Industry Economic Contribution

The ACEC Research Institute commissioned a series of studies – the Industry Impact Series – to profile and analyze performance in the Engineering, Architectural, and Surveying Services Industry (A/E). The…

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Ownership Transfer and Management Succession Survey – Executive Summary (In Partnership w/FMI) (2020)

FMI partnered with ACEC Research Institute to survey ACEC member firms around key ownership transfer and management succession (OTMS) trends. The goal of this project was to shed light on…

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NYU Study on State DOTs Contracting Out Engineering Services

A report from New York University examining the true costs of performing engineering design services in-house by State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) versus contracting out to local firms. The study…

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The New Language of Mobility: Talking Transportation in a Post-Recession World

The New Language of Mobility: Talking Transportation in a Post-Recession World Volume 2, Supplement to “Making the Case for Transportation Investment and Revenue,” produced under the National Cooperative Highway Research Program, NCHRP 20-24…

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Making the Case for Transportation Investment and Revenue

Making the Case for Transportation Investment and Revenue Requested by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Prepared by Parsons Brinckerhoff October 2009

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NCHRP Synthesis 313 State DOT Outsourcing and Private-Sector Utilization

NCHRP Synthesis 313 State DOT Outsourcing and Private-Sector Utilization: A Synthesis of Highway Practice. 2003

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