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As the leading independent transport consultants, we help shape the transport debate. Our experts often share their thoughts and opinions in industry publications and our own newsletters.

19th March 2018

The new Silk Route, or “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI), is a major policy initiative developed by China to improve connectivity between Asia and Europe. Although no official definition of the BRI exists, it refers to six major land corridors across the Eurasian continent and a network of maritime routes connecting Asia with Africa and Europe. It connects 65 countries which jointly account for 60% of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 30% of global population.

Industry insights
15th March 2018

Transport and land use models are considered large, expensive beasts that take ages to run and deliver answers that have to be interpreted by experts, but that is not necessarily true. Steer Davies Gleave has developed an online version of our Urban and Regional Dynamic Models (UDM & RDM) that is adaptable, easy to use and runs in seconds. The UDM was built to help answer big questions about how to invest in major infrastructure like transport, housing or commercial development to best support the economy of a town, city or region. 

Industry insights
UK & Ireland
6th February 2018

In January, Inframation Deals released its project finance and league tables trend report for 2017 that captures over USD 437bn in activity, an industry best. 

Globally, we are pleased to see Steer Davies Gleave ranking third in deal value in the technical advisory category. Steer Davies Gleave was technical advisor on 20 deals that reached financial close in 2017. The value of these transactions exceeded USD 16.2bn. 

Press releases
18th January 2018

Steer Davies Gleave is delighted to announce the installation of the Bankside Boardwalk, an innovative and vibrant boardwalk in London SE1 that expands the narrow pedestrian walkway space and injects playfulness into the urban realm of the area.

Industry insights
UK & Ireland
18th January 2018

This week the magazine Parking Review published an article based on a presentation that James Long, Principal Consultant at Steer Davies Gleave, gave at Parking World 2017. This presentation focused on how Autonomous Vehicles will influence the parking sector and cities. Read the article below:

Car
UK & Ireland
7th December 2017

We sponsored the Intercity Travel Conference, organised by Transport Futures and held in Toronto on 27 November 2017.  With a focus on rail and bus, the conference explored the past, present and future state of intercity travel in Ontario, through the lens of both local and international speakers, and their experiences.

SDG in the news
Bus, Cities, Rail
North America
7th December 2017

Last week, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) published their Estimates of Station Usage for 2016/17.

Over the last six years, Steer Davies Gleave has supported the ORR in producing these estimates and implementing, along the way, various methodological improvements to address known weaknesses.  

Industry insights
Rail, Stations
UK & Ireland
28th November 2017

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Waters and Richard Aitken, who join the firm to strengthen our offer in rail operations, rolling stock and innovation. 

Helen Waters joins as an Associate Director. Helen will lead the expansion of Steer Davies Gleave’s capabilities in these areas to both the firm’s existing and new rail clients. 

Press releases
UK & Ireland
20th November 2017

The wonders of Crossrail have been heralded for years, and not without reason. The mammoth scale of the engineering endeavour and the technical achievements are admirable. However, from an urban design perspective, it is much more exciting to study what Crossrail will do for London.

Industry insights
UK & Ireland
15th November 2017

It is notoriously difficult to predict what’s going to happen with new technologies. However, being able to do so is of uttermost importance in the transport sector. Behavioural Economics, if applied correctly, can help in this almost impossible quest of predicting the speed of adoption of new technology. To illustrate this, we use two very different types of technology, Uber and Electric Vehicles.

Industry insights
UK & Ireland

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