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...we told you that by 2020, there will be 34 billion devices connected to the Internet of Things (meaning more than four IoT devices for every person on the planet)?  That by 2035, global highway usage (and truck shipping) is expected to double? That 70 percent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050, stretching existing systems as demand rises?

Our world is faster and more connected than ever – yet the average Londoner spends 74 hours waiting in traffic jams and only 51 percent of U.S. households reported they could get to a grocery store using public transportation, according to ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure Report Card on Transit.

Because we believe the best place for a “jam” is on a PB&J sandwich — not on our transport networks or systems — we get excited to solve our world’s connectivity challenges: tunnels to dig, tracks to lay, roads and bridges to build, airports and seaports to modernize and collaboration technologies to conceptualize. And since we’re also neighbors and community members, we thrive on the larger purpose behind what we build – linking communities around the world and advancing economic and social flexibility with digital, community and transit mobility solutions that connect people, places, assets and pursuits.

What if we showed you how connected vehicle technologies might reduce traffic and air congestion along a crucial 18-mile connection in the global trade network? How digital intelligence and automation helped North America’s top container port achieve record-setting cargo operations. And what if we showed you how a first-of-its-kind microgrid is reliably powering public transportation even during critical times when the regional electric grid may be compromised due to storms or other events?

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With the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 digital revolution challenging planners, cities and their infrastructure owners to make systems smarter and more resilient, while also accounting for future urbanization, we are at a pivotal moment in mobility across markets.
Kevin Slack
Jacobs Global Director of Transportation

Connected Transport

Our clients move people, goods, and freight over land, through the air, across the sea, underground and even through mountains, and we help them achieve it. We provide solutions to plan, develop, finance, design, construct, maintain and operate transportation infrastructure to connect people and communities around the world.

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Strong Communities

Our success is rooted in understanding the unique needs of the communities in which we work and live, and building strong relationships that deliver progress across social and inclusion, economic growth and environmental stewardship is critical to our vision of a more connected, sustainable world.

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Smart Systems & Digital Tools

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about transformative trends challenging the status quo: Urbanization. Water scarcity. Climate change. Digital proliferation. Security.

We start with “what if” to surface new possibilities and harness deep technical expertise to bring bold solutions to fruition.

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Mobility Innovations & Insights

At Jacobs, we partner with clients to solve complex challenges overcoming change and disruption. It’s one thing for us to say it, and much better when our thought leaders are able to share their insights and experience. Browse through podcasts, publications, interviews and other stories for more.