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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.

2nd May 2017

Long-term forecasting is a vital part of planning for new passenger rail projects, but what about the short term? Forecasting for the month, week, or even the day ahead is just as important. 

Industry insights
North America
24th April 2017

New York’s first citywide ferry service, NYC Ferry, will be launching on May 1, 2017, one month ahead of schedule. To celebrate the arrival of the first three of 20 new vessels, Mayor Bill de Blasio took an inaugural ride aboard one of the new ferries and held a dedication ceremony at Pier 1 in Brooklyn on the morning of April 17.

The NYC Ferry service will launch on the new Rockaway route, which joins the existing East River route. Two other routes will open later this year with an additional two opening in 2018, completing the system. 

Industry insights
North America
19th April 2017

The transformation of transit infrastructure is happening across the US, even creating opportunities to develop new gateways and multimodal interchanges. But how do you create a step change in passenger experience, neighborhood benefit and operational resilience without damaging the current?

Industry insights
North America
12th April 2017

Sharon Daly our UK Managing Director has been featured in the latest issue of Local Transport Today. Steer Davies Gleave appointed Sharon as its first UK managing director last summer (read more here). In an interview for Local Transport Today she tells Andrew Forster why the new role was necessary and explains SDG’s areas of UK activity.

SDG in the news
6th April 2017

Low floor LRT is growing in popularity across North America, though it always raises the question of safety. So what best practice should the designers, planners and operators be implementing to ensure a safe interaction? 

The emergence of ‘urban style’ light rail transit (LRT) projects in North America, especially in Canada, has been noticeable over the past decade. As a rapid transit mode solution catering to intermediate ridership, the benefits of light rail reach far beyond efficient and practical people-moving. 

Industry insights
North America
16th March 2017

In recent years North American aviation has gone through many changes, making the jobs of airport CEOs challenging ones. In order to try to address these changes, CEOs must carefully consider how these changes affect their business planning.

Industry insights
North America
15th March 2017

Steer Davies Gleave is delighted to have been awarded Transport Consultant of the Year at the London Transport Awards 2017.

The London Transport awards, presented by Transport Times, is a prestigious event recognising excellence in the transport industry and rewarding innovation and progress for transport initiatives across London. This year’s event, on the 2nd March at the Riverbank Plaza Hotel in London, saw Steer Davies Gleave honoured in front of an audience of over 500 guests across the transport industry for the quality of our portfolio of projects in London.

Press releases
UK & Ireland
6th March 2017

Many cities have invested in the creation of map databases to support the delivery of wayfinding systems. But why would a city commit to such investment and effort, considering the availability of free mobile map services and widespread Open Data? 

Industry insights
North America
16th February 2017

Once part of the famous Route 66, Colorado Boulevard is a major street in the Los Angeles region that has been greatly influenced by the automobile. However, the vocational use of this street is now shifting from a suburban car-driven model to a more urban, pedestrian-oriented one as cities densify, the mix of uses intensifies, and the craving for sociability rises. 

Industry insights
North America
8th February 2017

On Tuesday, January 24 2017, Steer Davies Gleave hosted its first Movement Matters event in Los Angeles. The event took place at The Standard Downtown LA, where an excellent turnout of attendees including a select panel of experts participated in a lively discussion regarding the future of intelligent mobility. 

Industry insights
North America

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