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Transport Futures' Intercity Travel Conference in Toronto

07 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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The cost of driverless buses

15 June 2017

The introduction of driverless cars has been the subject of thousands of words of analysis. Many of these analyses have concluded that this may lead to a decrease in conventional transit ridership. However, this discussion generally carries the assumption that buses won’t change. But what if we had driverless buses, too?

Drivers form a major part of transit operational costs: between 50% and 75%, depending on jurisdiction and local factors. As a result, transit agencies that switch to driverless buses could achieve major cost savings. 

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India's smart cities challenge

07 December 2016

Pune is a major Indian city, the second largest in the western state of Maharashtra. It is a wonderful example of the vibrancy, excitement and ancient culture for which India’s cities are famous, but it suffers from all the social problems that come with the energy and color, too.

The Woodlands Township new transit plan

23 November 2015

Since Fall 2013, Steer Davies Gleave has been examining the growing mobility challenges in and around The Woodlands Township (North of Houston, Texas). The current and future traffic congestion, combined with the demand for transit and more active transportation choices, required a comprehensive look at mobility.

LRT versus BRT: which is the better option?

28 July 2015

As worldwide urban populations grow and cities become more densely populated, the demand for rapid transport systems also grows. A well-integrated rapid transport system is the aspirational goal for any city authority seeking to move its citizens from A to B in a fast, efficient and comfortable way. 

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