New updates to Australasian Pedestrian Crossing Facility Selection Tool

Posted on: 26 April 2018    

The Australasian Pedestrian Crossing Facility Selection tool was first released in 2014, allowing practitioners throughout New Zealand and Australia to assess a wide range of possible crossing options at both midblock and intersection locations.

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Auckland team adventure to Goat Island

Posted on: 18 April 2018    

Written by Nick Dragunow, Graduate Spatial Analyst

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Austroad’s research report published

Posted on: 17 April 2018    

The Abley team are pleased to have completed the Austroads ‘Best Practice in Road Safety Infrastructure Programs’ research report which is now available online. 

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One convenience to rule them all: "Enjoyment" as a Level of Service

Posted on: 16 April 2018    

New Zealand is a diverse place. We have achieved much in the last 800 years of habitation, but remain relatively unpopulated. This means there is a contrast between our main cities and the rest of the country. For the majority of the population, congestion and safety aren’t the real deciders on how or when to travel. Where they live and work and how they travel between the two are inexorably linked due to a lack of real alternatives.

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Our summary of the Esri Regional User Conference 2018 (Auckland)

Posted on: 13 April 2018    

Blog written by Nick Dragunow, Graduate GIS Consultant

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Hamish Kingsbury achieves FME Desktop Professional Status

Posted on: 5 April 2018    

Hamish Kingsbury was recently granted Certified FME Desktop Professional status from Safe Software, which gives him greater credibility in providing FME consultancy and services to our clients. Two of our other team members Todd Davis and Alex Oulton, also hold this certification.

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Eranga Dasanayaka wins 3M Traffic Safety Young Professional award

Posted on: 26 March 2018    

Congratulations to Abley’s Eranga Dasanayaka, who won the 3M Traffic Safety Young Professional award at the Transportation Group New Zealand conference held in Queenstown 21–23 March 2018.

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'Tomorrow' is looking very interesting!

Posted on: 26 March 2018    

I was fortunate to attend the Transportation Group NZ conference held 21-23 March 2018 in Queenstown. This year's theme for the conference was ‘Then. Now. Tomorrow’ and it was convened by our very own Jeanette Ward.

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Family evening at Margaret Mahy playground for the Christchurch team

Posted on: 21 March 2018    

On Friday 16th March, Christchurch staff and their families gathered at the Margaret Mahy playground for an evening of socialising and fun!

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Welcome to new staff members Stephen Carruthers and Rebecca Tuke

Posted on: 1 March 2018    

We welcome Stephen Carruthers and Rebecca Tuke to Abley. Steve joins our team as a Principal Transportation Planner and Becky as a Graduate Transportation Engineer. 

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