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22nd February 2017

Movement Matters is a series of inspirational seminars, debates and workshops, presented by Steer Davies Gleave, exploring how transport shapes and influences places, people and economies.

Drawing on experience from international leaders in transport, government and related industries, we share insights and debate opportunities and challenges. Our series of events spans the UK and America, with sessions planned in London, Manchester, Leeds, Los Angeles, Boston and New York.

Industry insights
UK & Ireland
22nd February 2017

With the eye-opening scale of some of the transport transactions we are involved in, perhaps we think once the deal is done, the excitement is over – and the asset just runs. But the new owners of the infrastructure will now face significant expenditure over the life of the contract, making sure that the asset continues to perform as required and is fit for hand back at the end of the concession.

Industry insights
20th February 2017

Steer Davies Gleave, Hackney Council and the Hackney Cycling Campaign are joining forces to co-host the sixth annual Hackney Cycling Conference on 27 April 2017. Hackney enjoys the highest levels of cycling in London, and the event has become a fixture in the calendar of professionals, campaigners, and elected members eager to hear new ideas.

Industry insights
Cycling
UK & Ireland
17th February 2017

Steer Davies Gleave has launched a new economic development practice called ‘SDG Economic Development’ led by former SQW Managing Director, Simon Pringle. This new venture has been established to build on Steer Davies Gleave’s existing strength in transport, and enhance their service offer to adjacent policy areas such as enterprise, knowledge, skills and governance. 

Press releases
UK & Ireland
14th February 2017

The International Transport Forum (ITF) in association with the OECD, has just published the findings of a roundtable discussion on the economic impacts of improved accessibility to transport services and networks. Tony Duckenfield, Head of Insights at Steer Davies Gleave, played an integral part in the event, where relevant knowledge and experience from around the world was shared and examined in detail. 

From the discussion and review of evidence it became apparent that:

Industry insights
UK & Ireland
17th January 2017

We are delighted to announce that Passante di Mestre, a successful project in which Steer Davies Gleave was involved, has won the 2016 PFI Award ‘European Bond Deal of the Year’  from Project Finance International. Steer Davies Gleave acted as technical and traffic advisors to the bond underwriters.

Industry insights
12th January 2017

Steer Davies Gleave’s new integrated development practice has been appointed recently by the UK National Infrastructure Commission (an Executive Agency of HM Treasury) to identify performance measures for use in the National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA).

The National Infrastructure Commission was established in 2015 to provide independent advice to HM Treasury on the pressing challenges facing the UK’s national infrastructure.

The Commission’s high level objectives, set by the UK Government, are to:

Industry insights
UK & Ireland
5th January 2017

Many cities face critical health issues, with poor air quality killing around 5.5 million people worldwide annually. In London, it is estimated that around 9,400 people die yearly due to air pollution. Taking a ‘complete streets’ approach can help address health issues and also make our cities more liveable.

Industry insights
UK & Ireland
23rd December 2016

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new office in Manchester, which in conjunction with our established Leeds office, extends our ability to serve all clients in the North of England, The Midlands and Wales.

Our growing Manchester team already comprises consultants with expertise spanning all modes of transport. This team can provide clients with our full range of impartial transport advice and planning services across all modes of transport, development and urban planning.

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UK & Ireland
13th December 2016

Steer Davies Gleave is delighted to announce the appointment of Maarten Wessels who joins us to further develop our technical due diligence (TDD) offer. He joins as a Principal Consultant based in our UK Advisory team and will provide TDD services in the PPP primary and secondary markets.  

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