Our vision is to become the primary venue through which leading researchers and practitioners seek to develop and implement travel analysis methods and tools that are demonstrably more valuable, credible, transparent, tractable, reproducible, and usable.We strive for these improved methods and tools to support decision-making that is inclusive and promotes equitable outcomes, shared prosperity, and sustainability.
The Foundation’s goals are to advance the field through flexible and efficient support, education, guidance, encouragement, and incubation as outlined below in support of the Mission:
Fostering a community of practice
Maintaining a knowledge center comprised of a variety of resources and channels that are useful to a range of practitioners and agencies
Establishing community accepted standards and elevating best practices
The Foundation is guided by the following principles:
Zephyr is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the membership and supported by the Founding Stakeholders and a team of Instigators.
Individuals, public agencies, corporations, and institutions can support Zephyr by:
A Foundation offers us the needed flexibility, agility, stability [ of staffing and funding ], and ability to contribute funding from public and private sources on multiple levels.