ELR offers a full range of services to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and associated environmental laws including state specific State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) laws and regulations.

  • Community Impact Assessments
  • Socio-Economic Analysis
  • Context Sensitive Solutions
  • Natural Resources Technical Reports
  • Indirect & Cumulative Effects
  • Public Involvement
  • Environmental Justice Analysis
  • Categorical Exclusions
  • Programmatic Categorical Exclusions
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • Phase 1 Site Assessments
  • Environmental Streamlining Research and Policy
  • Consultant Oversight Management Services (Third Party Reviews)

*Prequalified in WV for NEPA Services and in NC for all environmental planning related work codes.


Our staff has extensive experience in providing long-range planning services.

  • Travel Demand and Forecasting
  • Statewide Models
  • Planning & Environmental Linkages (PEL) Studies
  • Performance Measures
  • Systems Transportation Planning
  • Intermodal Planning
  • Traffic Engineering & Policy
  • Freight Planning
  • Traffic Simulation
  • Access management
  • Site Impact Analysis


ELR has nationally recognized instructors who have developed and taught courses on a wide range of transportation planning topics.

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA)
  • Planning & Environmental Linkages (PEL) / Integration
  • Highway Capacity
  • Context Sensitive Solutions
  • Community Impact Assessments

Sample Transportation Planning Projects





Long-range Transportation Planning Training Assistance Raleigh, NC $225,000 NCDOT - TPD
NEPA-SEPA 101: Understanding the Basics Courses NC $144,000 NCDOT – EPU
R-2553 US 70 Kinston Bypass Project Management Kinston, NC $500,000 NCDOT – Division 2
C-5613J Hickory Street – CIA, NRTR, Type II CE Cornelius, NC $200,000 NCDOT – Division 10