Viewing entries posted in January 2014

Tracy Fleming starts with Abley

Posted on: 27 January 2014     Tags:

We are delighted to have Tracy Fleming joining the Abley team today. Tracy has extensive experience working in both local government and consultancy in New Zealand and abroad. She is an experienced transport engineer with project expertise involving and delivering policy development and implementation. For more information about Tracy's expertise, click here .

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Abley accessibility research features in NZTA research newsletter

Posted on: 13 January 2014     Tags:

NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) latest newsletter features an article on accessibility, questioning how this can best be measured and quantified. The article entitled “Adding Accessibility to the Transport and Land Use Planning Mix” refers to research undertaken on accessibility modelling that was undertaken by Steve Abley and Derek Halden of Derek Halden Consultancy Ltd. The article can be viewedhere .

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Active transport expert joins Abley

Posted on: 7 January 2014     Tags:

Abley is proud to announce that Tracy Fleming (nee Allatt) is joining the Abley team later this month as a Senior Transportation Engineer. Tracy is well known throughout NZ and she has a reputation for work in the active transport, travel demand management and research areas. Tracy starts work on the 27 January and can be contacted at

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Abley team help get McLeans Island Forest back on track

Posted on: 6 January 2014     Tags:

The wind damage in McLeans Island Forest Park late last year was saddening to many members of the Abley team, being regular users of the park’s mountain biking tracks. The recent 12-hour day/nighter and 6 hour blast race event is an annual fixture in our calendar. When a park ranger from ECan approached us recently for engineering advice on the design of a safe road crossing for a temporary walking and cycle track, we were more than happy for Peter Cockrem to donate some time to help get the park up and running again for summer!

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Barry Hayes gains NZPI Membership

Posted on: 6 January 2014     Tags:

Abley is proud to announce that Barry Hayes has recently been accepted as a member of the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI). NZPI supports programmes that foster links with fields of study allied to planning, so long as the core of planning knowledge and skills is maintained in a coherent fashion. Barry brings extensive experience both nationally and  globally in a planning environment and is an integral part of our team.

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