What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact.  You get Intellectual Concepts.

Intellectual Concepts (IC) bridges the gap between technology and people, a vital ingredient for ensuring successful transit systems. IC provides a range of services focused on improving rail operations, including: rail vehicle consulting, information technology, operations support and training, and business process re-engineering.
Our Mobility consultants will review and analyze your documentation related to the design and implementation of Positive Train Control and Communications Based Train Control systems including aspects related to equipment installed on vehicles, wayside devices and centralized as well as distributed computer systems.
  • We work with your team to document current-state process flows and make recommendations to improve processes.
  • Collaborate with clients to baseline performance measures for mission-critical business operations.
  • Identify and implement overall program improvements for federal and state clients.
  • Participate in client meetings, clearly synthesize meeting minutes, and disseminate them to team members and clients.
IC has grown steadily in size and capability since its founding in 2004, and today employs more than 35 professionals in our regional offices. IC has attracted to its staff a full complement of highly experienced, talented, and dedicated professionals who bring a collaborative, integrated team approach to our clients projects.
IC’s Mobile experience includes work on rail, airports, ports, freeways, bridges, and roadways. Our client list includes federal agencies, state agencies, regional agencies, and private clients. IC has broad experience and expertise in engineering design, project management and project controls services.
Our culture is rooted in the ideals of integrity, safety, diversity, and ethical business practices, which is a commitment shared by all IC employees throughout our offices and project sites around the country. We have a positive impact on the communities we serve by not only improving infrastructure but also providing service at a relatively low cost to the taxpayer. This allows for more money to be available to the agencies we serve, that inevitably will be reinvested in the community. At IC, we value the individual employee and the importance of their contributions toward quality improvement.



Continuing advances in various aspects of MOBILITY tries to ensure that todays travelers’ journeys are personalized and convenient.  Intellectual Concepts partner with leading devices, sensors, communication hardware, CAD/AVL and SaaS manufacturer and developers to provide Fare Collections, intelligent mobility and CAD/AVL solutions for both the traveler and the transit authorities. Solutions and hardware that offers improved and efficient for

  • Fleet management and passenger information that provides enhanced user experience for riders
  • Tools for transit authorities and travelers for planning, book, purchase and stay informed regardless of the number of different modes of transportation
  • Tools that uses data analytics and visualization technology to predict travel demand and adjust operations/services to improve customers satisfaction and lower operating cost.
  • Incident and performance management from any platform
  • Mobile ticketing allows the customer to order, pay for and obtain validate tickets using mobile phones. The tool reduces the production and distribution costs connected with traditional paper-based ticketing channels and increase customer convenience by providing new and simple ways to purchase tickets.
  • SaaS software for integrated mobility and trip planning

                These Intelligent Transportation Systems include:

  • Enhanced Data Communication
  • Interface with fixed-route scheduling software
  • CAD Systems
  • AVL Systems
  • Automatic Passenger Counters (APCs)
  • Automatic Bicycle Counters (ABC)
  • Dash Boards (Business Intelligence) and Reporting
  • Automated Vehicle Announcements (AVA)
  • Video Surveillance System
  • Fare Collection Systems
  • Pedestrian warning systems
  • Traffic Signal Prioritization

We've Worked With The Most Trusted Names in The World

City of Atlanta and Intellectual Concepts
Center for Disease Control and Intellectual Concepts
Armed Forces Medical Examiner System and Intellectual Concepts
United States Marine Corps and Intellectual Concepts
MARTA and Intellectual Concepts
GSA 8 a Stars II and Intellectual Concepts
Defense Information Systems Agency and Intellectual Concepts
Dept of the Army and Intellectual Concepts

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Intellectual Concepts (IC) has an established Quality Management Program (QMP) to tasks in accordance with International Standard ISO 9001:2008. The QMP is the means of continuously identifying, analyzing, and implementing process improvements to all activities and for ensuring that our services conform to customer and company requirements. Read More>

Agency Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
Project Title Mobile Ticketing System (MTS)
Project Management support services that include the following:

IC is providing project management support for installation of MTS system for contract phases that include MARTA Rail, MARTA fixed route bus service, MARTA Paratransit Vehicles and Reduce Fare implementation on all rider classes, and regional implementation. In this role, IC is providing:

1.  Change Management Implementation –coordinating change management procedures from Install Teams to Core Project Team

2.  Key Contributor at all Stakeholder levels – reports and meeting, installation schedule and status coordination, risk communication and resolution implementation

3.  Subcontractor support coordination – resource management support; oversight subcontractor’s task execution; and development of schedule for assigned subcontractors.

4.  Equipment / Inventory Management – coordination of supply ordering, reporting of shipping status to support stakeholders updates, and facilitate inventory staging to support testing and installation schedule

5.  Stakeholder reporting and coordination

6.  Project management documentation

Agency Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
Project Title Train Control and SCADA Upgrade (TCSU) Business Process Improvement
Services Include:

•Business Process Review and Organizational Change Management

for the rolling stock, train control and SCADA $120M upgrade.

•Communication and Internal Operations Outreach

•Observations of MoW, rolling stock, yard, and control center operations.

•Workforce skill-set analysis and redefined frontline, administrative,

and managerial job functions

•Documentation of current baseline performance metrics

•Optimization of current business processes and actionable

recommendations for people and process changes to impacted


•Configuration Management of Rail Vehicle Stock

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