MARTIN HIGGINSON

TRANSPORT RESEARCH & CONSULTANCY

CONSULTANCY & RESEACH

Consultancy and research experience

and capabilities in public transport

 

Independent assignments and working with large and small consultancies, universities, business associations, governmental and European institutions and the World Bank.

 

 

 

Policy development

• Bus, coach, heavy and light rail and multi-modal strategy and scheme development for central and local government and the transport industry

• Public Private Parnerships (PPP)

• Consultation responses

 

Economics and efficiency

• Guidance on methods of economic analysis, network development, interchange planning, park & ride design and implementation, bus priorities and financing regimes for national and international policy-makers

• Efficiency analysis, benchmarking and best practice identification

• Competition, tendering and franchise replacement: system design and strategy development

 

Public transport fiscal policies, taxation and workplace parking levies

International policy papers, workshop and conference presentations

 

Market intelligence

Advice to bidders and investors

Strategies, planning, integration and operation

• Multi-modal integration: fares, information, routes, station accessibility, access planning for operators and authorities

• Transport strategies for authorities and operators

• Planning for railway station, route and service enhancement, new and re-opened lines

• Planning, management and operation of road and rail services

 

Operational and technological analysis

• Optimising efficiency and effectiveness; implementing innovative technologies; international regulatory harmonisation

 

Communities

• Community rail and station adoption schemes: identification of best practice

• Member of Bishop Line Community Rail Partnership steering group

• Rural transport: evaluation of the needs of young and older people

 

Historical development of transport

University and museum research and publication: for details see separate web page

 

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