SYSTRA transport advisory services help local authorities and transport operators to plan, justify and implement investment in all modes of transport – and deliver future-focused transport solutions that meet local and national objectives.

Efficient transport solutions for the future

Local authorities and transport operators need to find ways to increase the operational efficiency and availability of public transport, while encouraging low-carbon transport choices and stimulating economic growth. They need specialist support to identify opportunities, implement effective transport strategies, and justify investment in transport schemes.

The transport sector specialists at SYSTRA have a distinguished track record of advising local authorities and transport operators on transport policies, investments and systems. Our specialists understand how to model and quantify the impact of different transport initiatives, to support investment and deliver workable transport solutions for the future.

SYSTRA has the public transport advisory expertise to help clients achieve objectives such as increasing passenger numbers, decarbonising transport or stimulating economic growth – through a range of transport solutions.

Real-world transport insights

Delivering successful public transport systems requires a depth of insight and an understanding of the multiple factors at play in any transport-related decision-making. Our public transport advisory team combines extensive experience in delivering successful solutions with real-world insights based on the personal knowledge of our team members. All our specialists have experience of the public transport front line, having worked on solution delivery before becoming advisors to our clients.

Knowledgeable transport consultants

To support our local authority and transport operator clients, we offer expertise in key areas of transport planning and delivery, including:

  • Passenger demand forecasting.
  • Research guided by industry insights.
  • Business case preparation.
  • Operational and network planning.
  • Advice on pricing strategies and payment mechanism

Tried and tested tools and systems

Our public transport advisory team has developed a series of tools and tested approaches that consistently deliver results for our clients. These enable us to model, forecast and analyse a whole range of public transport solutions and opportunities, to ensure we offer the best possible advice to clients on how to meet their specific transport objectives.

One-stop transport advisory service

The breadth of expertise in our team means we can offer advice on everything from transport sector transactions (such as franchise and concession bids or acquisitions), network and operations planning, demand and revenue forecasting, business cases, fares and ticketing strategies, service quality improvements, public transport decarbonisation and energy transition.

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