Anita Mauchan

Director & Head of North America Advisory
Anita Mauchan

Anita has 27 years’ experience in transport planning in a variety of disciplines, such as transport policy and appraisal, demand forecasting, multi-modal transport modelling and behavioural data collection.

Anita is an expert in directing traffic studies for major infrastructure projects including highways, LRT, BRT and heavy rail projects. Her work extends from the pre-feasibility stages, through appraisal, funding and due-diligence, to post opening advisory services. One of Anita’s key skills is the communication of complex technical approaches in a clear and straightforward manner, which has been honed by her due diligence work with public and private sector clients around the world. In recent years, Anita has supported the UK’s Transport for the North in the production of travel demand forecasts for alternative futures of disruptive technologies, economic growth and land use planning.

Anita works with our strategy and economics and infrastructure teams, developing our service offer for public and private sector clients. She also shares responsibility for the integration of Steer’s Technical Assurance Framework into our business procedures.

Articles and insights by this expert

07 Jan 2020

The future of parking in the evolution to autonomous vehicles

The effects of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) on parking will depend on the adopted ownership model, public policy and demand. If privately owned, the number of car parking spaces could be equivalent to today’s number, or slightly increased due to higher mobility rates, but if shared ownership prevails, fewer vehicles will require parking. Notwithstanding the ownership model of the future, CAVs can be parked more efficiently and consume less space, reducing demand for parking close to one’s destination.

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17 Sep 2018

Shaping the future of mobility in the age of Connected Autonomous Vehicles

At Steer, we explore planning, design and policy strategies that can influence Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) to positively affect societal goals.

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27 Oct 2017

Toll Road PPPs: Identifying, Mitigating and Managing Traffic Risk

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are often viewed as the ideal solution for governments balancing limited budgets and growing infrastructure demands.

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23 Aug 2017

Parking demand in the autonomous vehicles era

Steer Davies Gleave and KPMG have teamed up for this three-part series that seeks to better understand the potential impacts of AVs on parking demand, location, operation, and revenues. This series includes an in-depth review of potential outcomes, timings, and alternative futures.

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21 Jun 2016

Road user charging – an equitable solution to budgetary constraints?

Most countries find it difficult or even impossible to provide sufficient resources for the optimal maintenance and rehabilitation of their roads. Road infrastructure has a very long life if maintained properly, however rapid growth of traffic, and goods vehicles in particular, exert pressures on both the capacity and road pavement performance. 

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