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4th December 2015

Transit plays a key role in shaping community growth, improving mobility, and expanding economic opportunities. Larger cities and communities have led the dialogue for greater transit investment to respond to its mobility needs. While these needs are crucially important, Canada’s smaller towns and villages are increasingly realizing the benefits of transit in their communities.

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Transit
North America
30th November 2015

Decisions to invest in high quality rapid transit are based not only on moving passengers from A to B but also on their impact on urban change and renewal. So what are the benefits of developing a Land Value Capture (LVC) strategy to help with funding?

Many cities and regions are planning for a future with more intensified land use that provides key developments around transit hubs and stations — Transit Oriented Developments (TOD) — as anchors of compact walkable urban centers with complete streets. 

Industry insights
North America
27th November 2015

Steer Davies Gleave is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl Pittam who joins SDG to develop our behaviour change, cycling, walking and urban realm capabilities. He joins as an Associate based in our London Planning team.  

Press releases
UK & Ireland
26th November 2015

Technology is shaping the future of transportation and slowly making it easier to leave the car at home or not own a car at all. Technology, mainly smartphone driven, is making it easier to leave the car at home by getting rid of unnecessary ‘friction’ when planning and paying for transport – be it simply requesting a rideshare on your phone or using an app to pay for bus tickets. LA is taking notice of this and, in particular, those who are supplying the services.

Industry insights
Technology
North America
25th November 2015

Steer Davies Gleave is delighted to welcome Diego Tripodi, who joins our London office as an Associate.

Diego joins us from Infrata Ltd where, as a Senior Lenders’ Technical Advisor, he carried out technical due diligence for international transport infrastructure PPP projects and M&A transactions in the road, light rail transit, airport and lock sectors. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer with the Institution of Civil Engineers and holds a triple-accredited MBA in Finance.

Press releases
UK & Ireland
23rd 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.

Press releases
North America
16th November 2015

Steer Davies Gleave was appointed in April 2015 by the Orange County Council of Governments (OCCOG) in California to undertake a Complete Streets Initiative to help create a transportation network that serves all users, and to ensure that Orange County is in compliance with the California Complete Streets Act (AB1358) 2008. The Act requires the circulation element of General Plans to “plan for a balanced, multimodal transportation network that meets the needs of all users.”

Press releases
North America
16th November 2015

Steer Davies Gleave is helping the Los Angeles-based Mount Saint Mary’s University (MSMU) to prepare a new multimodal commuter program for its students, faculty and staff. This marketing and branding project follows a comprehensive Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Action Plan, which SDG developed for MSMU last Spring.

This new program, called 'The Mount in Motion', will tie together the University’s existing shuttle, parking and transit services with its new Zimride-based carpool matching system and Enterprise vanpool and car share programs.

Press releases
North America
16th November 2015

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is managing an Active Transportation Safety and Encouragement Campaign — Go Human — to reduce vehicle versus pedestrian and bicycle collisions whilst increasing levels of walking and biking in Southern California.  

Steer Davies Gleave is very excited to have been appointed to develop toolkits and deliver training to four audiences across the region: Elected Officials, Employers, Community Organizations and Transportation and Public Health professionals.  

Press releases
North America
16th November 2015

Steer Davies Gleave implemented a ground-breaking Personalized Travel Planning (PTP) project in the Green Lake neighborhood area of Seattle from May-July, 2015. Working with King County Metro through their 'In Motion' program, this approach used door-to-door outreach to engage participants, adapting a conversation style called 'Motivational Interviewing' from the health sector.

Press releases
North America

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