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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.

20th February 2015

We live in the era of globalisation and large-scale outsourcing of manufacturing. This has accorded container terminals a critical role in modern society: they are the hubs through which the majority of the world's cargo flows among transport modes and international jurisdictions. As such, their efficiency and resilience are fundamental components in the overall performance of supply chains.

Industry insights
Asia Pacific
23rd January 2015

The experiences of European cities like London, Milan and Stockholm show that implementing a congestion charging scheme has a positive effect on road user behaviour leading to a better quality of life for residents. However, it also poses challenges for decision makers, technicians, the private sector and users.

In Latin America, where congestion levels are high and continuing to rise in its major cities, there is an opportunity to learn from European  methods to help reduce and manage the problem.

Industry insights
Car, Cities
Latin America
22nd January 2015

Reports that an unidentified civilian drone narrowly missed an Airbus A320 landing at Heathrow, highlight the relevance of the issue of liability and insurance of drones in Europe. Similar issues are also being addressed by regulators across the world.

Industry insights
UK & Ireland
22nd January 2015

Steer Davies Gleave acted as Commercial and Technical Advisors to CK Investments S.A R.L. (CKI) in their recent acquisition of Eversholt Rail Group.

On 20th January Eversholt Investment Group S.C.S., a consortium comprising 3i Infrastructure plc, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and STAR Capital Partners announced it will sell Eversholt Rail Group to CKI.

Press releases
Economics, Rail
UK & Ireland
11th January 2015

Having identified significant opportunities for growth in the Southern California region and the US generally, we are pleased to announce that Steer Davies Gleave has opened a new office in Downtown Los Angeles.

Over the last few years SDG has been supporting several successful projects on the West Coast including a North Coast Corridor TDM Plan for the San Diego Association of Governments, developing Sound Transit’s new mobile website and managing the Glendale TMA, and we plan to continue building upon this momentum.

Press releases
North America
11th November 2014

In a city like Los Angeles, where the car reigns supreme, technology is shaping transportation developments so that even car-less inhabitants can get around with ease. In advance of moving to the city, SDG’s Craig Nelson looks at one development in particular; Uber.

By the time you read this I’ll be living in Los Angeles with my wife, adjusting to a change in our transportation options, having recently moved over from London.

Industry insights
Technology
North America
11th November 2014

When studying or developing a transit network, is it better to hone in on specific corridors or to tackle the complete network?

Industry insights
North America
11th November 2014

The value of world trade has been growing by 7% per year for the last 30 years. This globalization of formerly regional, national and continental markets has everywhere been facilitated by both investment in transportation infrastructure and the development of more efficient vehicles and operations.

Industry insights
14th October 2014

In early 2014, we ran our first annual “Voice of Public Transportation Survey” to give Canadian transit professionals an opportunity to share their insights and opinions on the key issues and challenges facing the industry.

We have now completed our analysis of the results, and share in this edition of the Review some of the more interesting findings. Those who responded to the survey will be provided with a full analysis – so be sure to participate in next years’ survey!

The survey focused on three main areas:

Industry insights
North America
14th October 2014

Research has been carried out for many years into the value of travel-time reliability (VOR), typically to estimate the cost of delays to the economy or to a transport operator, or to help develop a business case for new investment.

Industry insights
Roads
North America

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