Paul Carpenter Associates, Inc. (PCA) offers traffic data collection services utilizing the latest available technologies to count and classify vehicular data as well as to obtain speed information. PCA's staff is trained in the appropriate installation, maintenance and use of all traffic data collection devices and effectively implementing traffic data collection plans. Since its inception, PCA has performed manual traffic counts and vehicle classifications for transportation-related projects in support of noise monitoring and air quality data needs.
PCA is keenly aware that the precision of air quality and noise studies performed for transportation projects stems from the accuracy of traffic data collection. While simplistic data collection needs such as automatic traffic recorders have been the staple of the industry, PCA understands conditions in which these devices would be successful and situations where other data collection methods would be more beneficial. With innovative and technologically savvy staff, PCA is proud to be versed on the latest traffic data collection technologies.