Principal Consultant Transport Research, Planning and Modelling
Peter Davidson Consultancy Limited & Aecom
A world renowned professional with over 27 years’ experience in transport planning, design research, discrete choice modelling and congestion monitoring programmes. Has successfully managed over 137 national and international transport planning and research projects. Experienced at delivering high profile extensive data collection projects, to fulfil complex briefs and within tight timescales and budgetary constraints. Experience is internationally diverse and has managed various research projects in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
Principal areas of expertise are in statistical sampling and analysis, household travel diary surveys and stated preference (SP) surveys. Conducted over 50 SP studies; testing mode switch propensity and value of time for business travel by rail and car. Experienced in deriving realistic co-efficient and journey time values for alternative modes such as light railway; showcase bus; guided bus; rail and bus based park and ride; cycling, walking, equestrian track; road tolls; congestion charges; causeway; air travel; Transprice (acceptability to Transport Pricing Strategy); including softer factors such as real-time information system, modern shelters etc. Conducted over 34,000 face-to-face SP surveys and managed SP projects from design, data collection and analysis to report stage.
Key European research projects include ESPRIT (Easily Distributed Personal Rapid Transit), MYSTIC, TransPrice Study in European Cities, Euro Tunnel Study (investigating socio-economic impact and mode switch propensity) and DATELINE project that required 60,000 household travel diaries across Europe.
Key International Projects; STEAM Model Major Upgrade Abu Dhabi, Sharjah Transport Master Plan, PRISM Model Upgrade, Abu Dhabi New Model, Abu Dhabi Surface Transport Master Plan , Gibraltar Transportation and Parking Master Plan, Jos Nigeria Transport Master Plan, Zimbabwe National Strategic Transport Model, Ghana Toll Roads Study and Bahrain Qatar Causeway Study.