Webinar on Monitoring Walking and Cycling

Posted on: August 8, 2019 at 11:07 AM    

The current Government Policy Statement sets a clear direction in terms of creating a transport system that supports more walking and cycling. Data gaps and a lack of consistent monitoring and reporting for walking and cycling create challenges for tracking progress and informing decision-making.

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Abley at the 2019 NZ Esri User Conference

Posted on: August 6, 2019 at 2:45 PM    

Dale Harris and Steve Ford are presenting on Mega Maps at this year’s Esri User Conference. The Safer Journeys Risk Assessment Tool (“Mega Maps”) is an interactive geospatial web application that provides transport professionals with evidence for their speed management decisions.

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Abley Street Smart Newsletter - Winter 2019

Posted on: July 30, 2019 at 12:45 PM    

Have a read of our latest Street Smart newsletter, featuring our new Auckland office, data integration, 3D visualisation to bring your design to life, the Safety Intervention Toolkit and meet our new team members and more!

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The Auckland office’s mid-winter solstice dinner

Posted on: July 4, 2019 at 10:34 AM    

The Auckland Mid-winter dinner was held at Mekong Baby restaurant on Saturday 22nd June. With 24 people attending, it was the biggest turnout ever for this event for our Auckland office.

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Experiencing the 2019 Safe Software Partner Summit

Posted on: July 1, 2019 at 1:32 PM    

It has been an action-packed week at the Safe Software Partner Summit in Vancouver, learning about some of the ideas and features that are set to grace future FME (Feature Manipulation Engine) versions and capabilities that have recently been added. FME has its origins in spatial data, and it still holds onto that proudly, but it continues to advance its credentials as an Enterprise Data Integration platform that could and should fit into any business. FME has always catered for those that want to run a simple process, but advancements in its FME Server offering allow for complex and amazing data integration opportunities.

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Are our maps really that accessible?

Posted on: June 27, 2019 at 1:51 PM    

As spatial professionals, we put alot of effort into analysing data, visualising relationships and presenting outputs through beautiful maps. Web and mobile technologies have increased the exposure of geospatial technologies to more people in more locations. Amongst this rapid growth in physical access and exposure, we must always consider whether a wide range of users can actually make use of our maps: are they accessible?

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Christchurch team get "Red Carpet Ready!"

Posted on: June 20, 2019 at 12:33 PM    

Our annual mid-winter dinner for Christchurch staff and partners was held at the newly renovated Town Hall on Saturday 8th June.

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Abley field trip to school rebuild project

Posted on: June 19, 2019 at 12:46 PM    

Last week some members of our transportation team visited a high school that we provided advice for during the site selection, Notice of Requirement and rebuild processes.  Abley has been involved in a number of school rebuild/design projects so this kind of exercise allows a review of how things work on the ground, once the project has been completed and is up and running. 

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Abley to present at the 2019 Walking Summit

Posted on: June 17, 2019 at 3:34 PM    

Abley is pleased to be a sponsor for the 2019 New Zealand Walking Summit on 20 and 21 June in Auckland where Courtney Groundwater will be presenting on ‘The Role of Walkability and Social and Demographic Composition in Valuing Public Transport’.

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Exploring Fieldays

Posted on: June 17, 2019 at 12:31 PM    

Fieldays is a kiwi institution, as kiwi as the agriculture and primary industry that it supports. Billed as "the biggest agricultural trade show in the Southern Hemisphere", it hosts over 1,000 exhibitors and attracts 115,000 visitors with events across New Zealand.  This year Abley staff attended Fieldays in Hamilton, to support our customer Ballance Agri Nutrients, and to keep an eye out for mapping opportunities and spatial and technology innovation in the agricultural sector.

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