Over the last twenty years, the greater Los Angeles area has grown and expanded in vibrant new directions and Crain & Associates, a leading transportation planning and traffic engineering firm, has influenced this growth through its innovative transportation solutions. We offer our clients technical expertise, state-of-the-art traffic engineering skills, regional perspective, extensive area-wide experience, reviewing agency rapport, and collective knowledge to produce transportation solutions that enable our clients to achieve superior results. Originally founded in Northern California by John Crain, a transportation specialist from the Stanford Research Institute, Crain & Associates initially developed innovative transportation programs including many of the initial Transportation Demand Management implementation plans for Bay Area business parks. The Northern California office also focused on the evaluation of governmental transportation research programs and surveys. Sam Ross opened the Southern California office in 1980, and expanded the client base to include education, healthcare, retail, restaurants, developers, builders and City agencies. The Southern California firm has grown to over 20 employees and includes professional partnerships with colleagues in architectural and landscape design, civil engineering, environmental planning, transportation funding, land-use consulting and real estate law. Crain & Associates has been responsible for the transportation planning and design elements for many premiere projects including site in Thousand Oaks, The Grove at Farmers Market, Pepperdine University, Porter Ranch Specific Plan, Howard Hughes Center, the Rose Bow l, El Segundo Corporate Campus and Douglas Park in Long Beach.