.Name of firm: AmAv Transportation and Traffic (2012), Ltd
Location of firm: Jerusalem, Israel
Address: 4 Yad Harutzim Street Jerusalem, 93420 Israel
Amav Transportation and Traffic Planning is a professional consortium with offices in Israel since 1979, incorporated in 1993, with an interdisciplinary professional staff that has provided transportation planning, engineering, environmental and urban design services in the middle east and across several continents. Four partners, Marc Render, Avi Sperber, Eldad Lebel and Zvi Yeres, use their complementary qualifications to direct the firm’s experienced staff. In 1994 a subsidiary company, Jerusalem Transport Systems, was created as a joint venture to plan mass transit and other public transport projects.
One of the strengths of Amav Transport Planning is the successful integration of the firm's land use and transportation expertise in a wide range of projects. The interdisciplinary professional structure of the firm, encourages broad consultation, drawing upon a variety of related skills and disciplines as needed for individual projects. This helps to provide us with an understanding of the close and dynamic relationships between urban growth patterns and major transportation improvements in developing urban areas.
:Clients and Relevant Experience
National Transportation Outline Plan Amav is part of the multi-disciplinary team of consultants who are currently in final stages of compiling a new country wide outline plan for motorised and rail transportation with an outlook towards the year 2040.
Jerusalem District Outline Plan (TAMAM/1) – Ministry of Interior Amav Transportation Planning Ltd led the transportation planning effort for the latest update to the regional statutory plan for the Jersualem District, designed to support a population of over 1,000,000 by the year 2020. The plan includes design of the roadway and rail systems and transport policies appropriate to the needs of the growing national capitol.
Eilat Master Plan for Transportation – City of Eilat Amav Transportation Planning Ltd conducted this update for the roadway network of the City of Eilat, including long-range (year 2020) and interim (year 2010) staging of roadway improvements. AmAv developed a transportation model and GIS using the state-of-the-art TransCAD package to pay special attention to the impacts and requirements of the tourism industry.
Triangle Area Masterplan for Tira, Taibeh, and Kalansua – Ministry of Interior Amav Transportation Planning Ltd. developed a full transportation input for the overall masterplan for the development of these three Israel Arab towns of about 100,000 residents, including a transportation model, regional and local roads, train stations, bus lines, etc.. The planning process included extensive meetings with community groups and local officials.