About Us: Celebrating 30 Years | Wells + Associates - Transportation Consultants

About Us

Meeting the Needs of a Mobile Society for 30 Years

It’s 2021 and we are celebrating our 30th anniversary! For 30 years, our professionals have created and implemented sustainable, cost-effective transportation solutions for commercial, residential, governmental, and institutional developments across the United States.

Based in the Washington, DC area in the Eastern US and in Denver in the West, we assist developers, businesses, and property owners in securing entitlements, gaining regulatory and community approvals, and designing and implementing multimodal transportation plans to create better, more forward-thinking places and networks.

Developers want profitable investments, commuters demand improved transportation, and property managers need to optimize their operations. We provide the solutions.

Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning

Designing Effective Transportation Networks to Facilitate Mobility and Maximize Investments

From traffic impact studies to site assessments, from transit-oriented developments to mixed-use planning, our traffic engineers and transportation planners devise creative transportation solutions to add value to our clients’ projects.

Transportation Demand Management

Creating and Implementing Better Transportation Options

Commuters, property managers, residents, and developers increasingly see the need for transportation solutions that go beyond the single occupancy vehicle of the 20th century. Our TDM team not only creates plans for sustainable transportation options, but specializes in implementing these as well.

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The Low-Cost, Convenient Way to Travel During College Breaks

In 2017, Wells + Associates acquired BreakShuttle, the largest provider of charter trips for college students departing and returning directly to campus during academic breaks.

An Employee-Owned Company

Wells + Associates is an employee-owned company. Employees are eligible to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), in which they are incentivized to improve the company’s performance and stimulate future growth. The ESOP creates a strong company culture amongst employee owners and encourages everyone to do what’s best for the company. Wells + Associates is a proud member of the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO).

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Wells + Associates certified small business SWaM in VirginiaWells + Associates is a certified small business under the Commonwealth of Virginia’s SWaM (Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Business) certification.

Best Places to Work in Virginia

Best Places to Work in Virginia 2020 logo - Wells + AssociatesW+A has been ranked as one of Virginia’s Best Places to Work by Virginia Business, a publication dedicated to covering economic activity in the state. Best Places assesses companies using two surveys: one on Employer Benefits and Policies and another on Employee Engagement and Satisfaction. W+A debuted on the list in 2019 at 31 in the small employer’s category.

Over the last 25+ years, we have become trusted transportation consultants on over 8,000 projects in nearly 40 states, serving clients from our offices in the Washington, DC region and Denver, Colorado. When you team with W+A, you will discover what many public and private organizations across the country and around the world already know: Our team members are among the most accomplished, most creative implementers in the industry.