Courtney returns to Abley

Posted on: January 28, 2019 at 9:28 AM    

Courtney Groundwater has returned to Abley after time working in Colombia and the UK. In the UK Courtney was working in a Transport Strategy and Economics team, managing and contributing to the development of business cases across a range of transport infrastructure including light rail, road safety and the pedestrianisation of Oxford Street in London. Courtney is excited to return to her roots at Abley, bring an extended set of skills and fresh international perspective to the New Zealand transport sector.

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Red light running rampant in Christchurch

Posted on: January 24, 2019 at 2:20 PM    

Abley was approached recently to comment on the results of a Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) survey of 15 city intersections, which found red lights were ignored 8170 times in just 24 hours, or 340 times per hour.

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Urban growth: Challenging times for planners

Posted on: December 13, 2018 at 9:01 AM    

Growth is often in the headlines and is a key metric of a successful economy. A growing economy is seen as successful economy.

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Merry Christmas from Abley!

Posted on: December 4, 2018 at 11:41 AM    

Merry Christmas to you and your families, we hope you have safe and happy holidays ahead!

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Abley Street Smart Newsletter - Summer 2018

Posted on: December 4, 2018 at 9:35 AM    

Have a read of our latest Street Smart newsletter, featuring a new way to measure accessibility, the National Speed Limit Register, transport modelling for Geraldine and meet our new team members.

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Digital Twins

Posted on: November 29, 2018 at 3:21 PM    

This year Gartner, in their annual Top 10 Strategic Technologies Trends list, put Digital Twins at the number 4 spot, just behind all Autonomous Things, Augmented Analytics and AI-Driven Development.  This is a pretty meteoric rise for Digital Twins which didn’t make the 2016 list at all, jumped in at number 5 in 2017 list, moved to number 4 in 2018 and has held its position in 2019.

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Steve Abley's challenging sail through international seas

Posted on: November 27, 2018 at 10:50 AM    

Steve Abley and his wife Michelle, recently embarked on a sailing adventure from Fiji to New Zealand. The following is a snapshot of their journey and an excerpt from the blog written by Skipper Larry Green.

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Stacy’s experience at the Transport Research Colloquium + Transport Knowledge Conference

Posted on: November 26, 2018 at 8:31 AM    

Stacy Rendall, Abley's Principal Developer & Research Specialist, recently attended the Transport Research Colloquium and the fifth annual Transport Knowledge Conference, held in Wellington on 14th and 15th November.

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Our experience at the Australasian Road Safety Conference 2018

Posted on: November 5, 2018 at 11:14 AM    

Four members of our Road Safety team including Haris Zia, Steve Ford, Bridget Southey-Jensen and Paul Durdin attended and presented five abstracts at this year’s Australasian Road Safety Conference held at the ICC in Sydney, 3-5 October 2018.

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‘Women in Urbanism’ Ginsburgian Dinner

Posted on: November 2, 2018 at 11:25 AM    

On Thursday 1st November, Abley was proud to sponsor the Christchurch Chapter of Women in Urbanism Aotearoa ‘Gathering with a purpose - Ginsburgian Dinner’ at The Exchange (XCHC). This group is open to all women who are passionate about cities, sustainability, climate change and good design outcomes. 

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