About Us

Significance is an independent research institute specialised in quantitative research on mobility and transport.

Significance helps national and international governments and companies to make well-informed and evidence based decisions. Significance is headed by Barry Zondag and Gerard de Jong, and has strong links with leading research institutes and academics worldwide.


Significance is characterized by a complete independent attitude. We use strong analytical procedures, and use the most novel methods en techniques. Quantitative research is our joint passion. We use this passion to improve the quality of the mobility and transport plans of our clients. Significance translates the international state-of-the-art in mobility research to state-of-practice tools.      

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