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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.

8th December 2017

Steer Davies Gleave is delighted to welcome one of the latest additions to our Toronto office, Tavia Chow.

Press releases
North America
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.

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Bus, Cities, Rail
North America
5th December 2017

With the exception of a few tolled sections, the roads network is free at the point of use. This distorts economic signals and leads to excess demand. Moving to a revenue neutral ‘pay as you go’ system, using existing and developing GPS and fleet management systems, would provide a way to link usage and cost directly, leading to a more optimal use of the road and wider transportation network.

Industry insights
North America
31st October 2017

For several generations, the demand for travel has outpaced the supply of transportation infrastructure. Despite various challenges, the toll industry of modern times is helping to improve mobility throughout North America.

Industry insights
North America
30th October 2017

Steer Davies Gleave is working with the City of La Habra, through the support of St. Jude Medical Center, to develop a Complete Streets Master Plan which aims to ultimately contribute to the long-term well-being of the communities within the city.

Press releases
North America
26th October 2017

The City of Toronto has commenced the roll-out of its successful Toronto 360 (TO360) pedestrian wayfinding system, which is a central component of the City’s goal to make Toronto a more walkable, welcoming and understandable place for visitors and residents alike.

Steer Davies Gleave has been involved in this project since its outset in 2011, initially to develop a wayfinding strategy and outline business case, and subsequently, for the detailed design and implementation of a pilot scheme centred on the Financial District in the city's downtown core. 

Press releases
North America
17th October 2017

Regional growth forecasting can be challenging, with unexpected impacts making accurate forecasting even more difficult. For transportation planners this data is vital, but it often has to be taken with a grain of salt. What valuable approach could planners take to improve the accuracy of demand and revenue forecasting?

Industry insights
North America
17th October 2017

Steer Davies Gleave is delighted to welcome our newest North American Aviation team member, Ian Sample.

Ian brings extensive experience in airport strategic planning, commercial forecasting and financial modeling. He has facilitated strategy development, organization evaluations, collaborative strategic design and outcome-based action planning for both small and large organizations. Through concession demand analysis, sales forecasting, parking and rental car demand, he has supported analyzing and forecasting commercial and non-aeronautical revenue for airports.

Press releases
North America
13th October 2017

Passenger ferries are versatile, affordable transit options available to many agencies and cities. Planning for a successful ferry service must be approached strategically, considering its intended purpose, its operating structure, and how it will fit within the larger transit network.

Industry insights
Ferry
North America
29th September 2017

The Mayor of Toronto, John Tory, was joined by City Councillors and representatives from partners including Evergreen and the Trans Canada Trail, when he launched the Toronto Parks & Trails Wayfinding Strategy and Lower Don Trail on Saturday 23rd September, as part of a weekend-long celebration of Toronto's unique ravine network. 

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North America

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