Paul Durdin and Dale Harris recently attended the Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference (ARSPRE) in Melbourne, where Dale took out the award for “Road Safety Poster Award”.
We are delighted to announce that six of our staff had abstracts accepted for the IPENZ Transportation Group Conference being held in Christchurch from 22-24 March 2015. Those successful staff are Aimee Dunne “Metro Bus Service Review”, Courtney Groundwater “School Travel Plans”, Dale Harris “Developing a Risk Prediction Model for a Safe System Signature Project”, Haris Zia “Enhanced Identification of High-Risk Intersections”, Jeanette Ward "Rebuilding Kaiapoi – The next instalment” and Stacy Rendall for “Pedestrian Crossings” and “Safety Around Schools.” Congratulations to these staff.
Four abstracts submitted to the 2014 2Walk and Cycle Conference by Abley staff have been accepted. Courtney Groundwater will present of the value of walking and cycling for an entire city. Ann-Marie Head will present on forecasting demand for new and upgraded cycle infrastructure. Stacy Rendall’s presentation reports the outcomes of research that aims to develop a web-based tool applicable in both New Zealand and Australia to assist practitioners to select the most appropriate pedestrian crossing and the right location. Jeanette Ward will present on balancing walking and cycling in town centre environments. The conference is being held in Nelson from 29 – 31 October.
An abstract authored by Paul Durdin entitled "Providing Transport Choice: providing decision makers with metrics that measure competition between modes" has been accepted for the 7th International Urban Design Conference. Paul will be presenting his findings at the conference in Adelaide from 1 - 3 September 2014
Four abstracts submitted to the 2014 NZ Esri User Conference by Abley staff have been accepted. Dale Harris will present on mapping road network performance using emerging digital data sources. Helen Roulston will present on the value of accessibility modelling. Natalie Scott will present on Automatic Mappping: Python, Properties and Pipelines and Subodh Dhakal will present on the New Zealand Police Speed Camera Site Selection .The conference is being held in Auckland from 18 – 20 August.
Two abstracts submitted to the Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference 2014 by Abley staff have been accepted. Paul Durdin and Dale Harris have co-authored a paper on 'Developing a Risk Prediction Model for a Safe System Signature Project.' Paul has also had another paper accepted entitled 'Enhanced Identification of High-Risk Intersections.' The conference is being held in Melbourne from 12 - 14 November 2014.
The most recent worldwide Esri User Conference was held in San Diego where our Steve Abley was invited to present on law and enforcement and specifically the integration of GIS and speed cameras. This international work is furthering our reputation in the area of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and links nicely with the Ministry of Transport’s action plan for ITS ‘Transport in the digital age’ that was released in mind June.
Abley Transportation Consultants are proud to be a sponsor of the first International Conference on Transport & Health. The conference is being run by the Transportation Public Health Link . TPH Link is based on a conceptual framework of the transportation planning process that considers the synergy between the social, political, environmental and economic elements that impact the health of communities. For more information on the conference, please visit http://www.tphlink.com/2015-transport--health-conference.html