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Steer Davies Gleave is extremely pleased to have been awarded ‘Technical Advisor of the Year – Transport’ in this year’s Infrastructure Journal (IJ) Awards.
From a novel urban experiment to a key element of the public transportation network, we look at what drives successful bike sharing programs around the world.
Ten years ago there were only five bike sharing programs worldwide, all operating in Europe. These pioneering systems consisted almost exclusively of a fleet of 4,000 free-touse bikes being placed within a city (most of which were stolen within months).
Steer Davies Gleave is pleased to have supported two important PPP infrastructure projects that reached financial closure earlier this month.
The first is in Nottingham (UK) where we advised the Tramlink Nottingham consortium over the past two years.
As part of the £5 billion National Infrastructure Plan, and subsequent announcements by the UK’s Department for Transport this month, funding has been approved for a package of transport schemes. Steer Davies Gleave is pleased to have provided support to promoters of nine of these:
We take a look at Bilbao’s EuskoTran (Basque Tram) and highlight features that may provide a new perspective for North American city planners.
The pace of economic recovery in the US is uppermost in the minds of government and decision-makers at the moment and, pre-Election Year, the views regarding appropriate solutions are polarizing. But economic stimulus issues frequently highlight the need for investment in transportation infrastructure.