Our office is open throughout the Christmas holiday period. Have a merry and safe Christmas holiday with family and friends and happy New Year. Best wishes from everyone here at Abley Transportation Consultants.
15 December 2007
Abley Transportation Consultants spent an enjoyable day white water river rafting on the Rangitata River. The weather was great, and the rafting was adrenalin pumping. It was an unforgettable day, and we look forward to next years Christmas adventures!
Monday, 26th November 2007
We are proud to announce that Paul Durdin has accepted the position of Senior Transportation Engineer. Paul is Chartered Engineer and is also Secretary of the IPENZ Transportation Group (Canterbury Branch). Paul practices in the areas of transportation and parking impact assessments, presentation of expert evidence at Council Hearings and the Environment Court, intersection modelling, bus priority and crash prediction models. Paul commences work on Monday 7 January 2008 and is available via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, 26th November 2007
The discussion regarding the location and content of billboards on sites alongside various roads in Christchurch has received increasing interest. Given that billboard installations will continue, and demand for new sites will probably increase, the Christchurch City Council commissioned Abley Transportation Engineers Limited to provide a Billboard Best Practice Guide. The contents for the report can be viewed here.
If you are interested in knowing more about the report content, please contact Steve.
Thursday, 8th November 2007
Reuben Williams visited an extension mathematics class at Ilam School today to demonstate the value of GIS. His presentation to the class demonstrated the function of GIS as a tool for analysing engineering and planning issues. The purpose of his visit was to demonstrate that applications for maths are varied and are not always obvoius. Reuben visited the school as a Futureintech ambassador. You can view Reuben's ambassador profile at the Futureintech website:
Friday, 2nd November 2007
Abley Transportation Consultants now provides clients with access to our interactive GIS portal named Vuable. Clients are able to view maps using google maps style seamless panning. Other features include interrogation of feature attributes, layer control and the ability to export to PDF. For a demonstration of this service, please visit http://vuable.abley.com
Friday, 12th October 2007
Our good work is being noticed and resulting in an expanding client base and significant repeat commissions.
Never heard of us? That's probably because we don't undertake any advertising. Even so our good reputation precedes us, resulting in an expanding work load involving research, strategy, expert evidence, best practice guidance, transportation assessments and GIS/transport integration. Our clients include central and local government, non profits and private developers.
If you are a progressive thinker, have a good understanding of transportation legislation including the RMA and have designed or implemented sustainable transport initiatives, then we want to hear from you. We offer a flexible working environment, a wide and interesting portfolio of projects and a very competitive salary. Applicants must be a hold a current practising certificate as a Chartered Professional Engineer or equivalent in a related field.
Prospective applicants should obtain the position description, conditions of appointment and application form from Steve Abley:
All enquiries will be treated in the utmost confidence. Applications close on Monday 12 November 2007.
Wednesday, 5 September 2007
Steve Abley presented to Environment Canterbury's 'Energy into the Future - Security Reliability and Resilience' Forum today. Specifically Steve was asked to comment on the future of the energy system in Canterbury with respect to transportation. The Forum was opened by Sire Kerry Burke, Chairman of Environment Canterbury and the keynote speaker was Mike Underhill, CEO of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). To view Steve's letter of thanks from Mike O'Connell, ECan's Energy Portfolio Convenor, click here.