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6th November 2015

Steer Davies Gleave is pleased to announce the appointment of Alasdair Dawson as an Associate. Alasdair is an experienced program manager with extensive international expertise in transportation and energy projects. He joins Steer Davies Gleave from spending a year at University College London, completing an MSc in infrastructure investment and finance.

Press releases
15th October 2015

We are proud to announce that Steer Davies Gleave is this year’s runner-up for the WTS Employer of the Year award coming second to Transport for London. Sharon Daly, our Head of UK Planning joined the ceremony in London to accept the award.

Founded in 1977, WTS is an international organisation dedicated to the advancement of women in transport. With over 5,000 members - both women and men - WTS continues to help women find opportunity and recognition in the transport industry. 

Press releases
UK & Ireland
15th October 2015

Over the past two years, Steer Davies Gleave has been supporting the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to expand the reach of their iCommute Employer Outreach Program.

Back in late 2013, we were tasked with rethinking the program approach and to develop a renewed strategy for connecting with employers across San Diego County to promote alternatives to drive alone commuting.

The new strategy consists of four key elements:

Industry insights
North America
12th October 2015

Steer Davies Gleave was recently commissioned by the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) to conduct a bicycle and pedestrian study of the Greenway Plaza area of Houston, Texas.

This study will analyze existing cycling and walking conditions in and around Greenway Plaza before providing concept designs of improvements to the urban realm. The aim of the project is to make the Greenway Plaza area more conducive to active modes, to create a sense of place and vibrancy, in turn leading to further economic activity in the area.

Press releases
Cycling, Walking
North America
12th October 2015

Designing and developing an easy to use website that works on a multitude of devices and provides the kind of tools riders expect — trip planning, real time information, rider alerts and ticketing information — can be a headache for many agencies. Over the past three years, Steer Davies Gleave has been working with a number of transit agencies to help them design and develop their next generation user experience for transit information.

Industry insights
Digital
North America
2nd October 2015

Steer Davies Gleave was delighted to receive an award for sustainability and environmental planning from APA Colorado for our recent work in developing an active modes plan for the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG). The Plan was also praised by APA Colorado for its quality and completeness.

Press releases
North America
29th September 2015

Improvements and expansions to rapid transit systems often focus on developing new infrastructure. However, when planning new rapid transit, there is an opportunity to make better use of existing unused or underused legacy infrastructure.

Industry insights
North America
15th September 2015

Despite the existence of national journey planners on Google Maps and other websites, many local authorities and event organisers are commissioning their own local journey planning systems.  

To anyone unfamiliar with the world of journey planning, the existence of these local sites may seem a bit puzzling. If there are journey planners, such as Google Maps, capable of offering a national service, why is there any need for local systems too?

SDG in the news
28th 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. 

Industry insights
30th June 2015

With the second largest economy in Latin America by nominal GDP (14th in the world), Mexico is a formidable contender on the global stage of advanced emerging markets. As it moves forward in this arena, the politicians of the day steer the debate towards increased public and private investment in infrastructure, with an estimated 1.3 trillion pesos (USD 90 billion) earmarked for transport and communications over the next five years. 

Industry insights
Latin America

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