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Aurecon shares integrated transport solutions at AITPM conference

Aurecon exhibition booth at the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management Incorporated National Conference

13 August 2014 - Aurecon’s transport planners and engineers will be sharing insights on integrated transport solutions at the AITPM (Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management Incorporated) National Conference being held in Adelaide from 12-15 August 2014.

The AITPM conference will focus on encompassing the whole of life cycle and applying a network approach to traffic and transport.

“Understanding how city networks operate, and establishing functional linkages between city centres and urban developments, requires an integrated transport and land use approach to achieve sustainable outcomes,” Aurecon Senior Transport Engineer Antony Johnstone said. 

“As part of our HUB-id philosophy at Aurecon, our approach starts from the point of parallel integration instead of the conventional approach of using experts from different disciplines in series,” Antony said.

If you would like to talk to our experts, visit us at exhibition booth number 24.

Road User Interaction with New or Extended LRT Lines

10.15 – 11.55 am, Thursday 14 August
Presenter: Ben Vardon
Session: Traffic Engineering, Management and Road Safety

City East West Transport Study

1.45 – 3.00 pm, Thursday 14 August
Presenter: Craig Mitchell
Session: Transport Planning

RAC WA Signal Efficiency

1.45 – 3.00 pm, Thursday 14 August
Presenter: Antony Johnstone
Session: Transport and Land Use Modelling

About Ben Vardon

Ben Vardon Ben is a multi-modal transport planner with over 14 years of experience in the public and private sectors. His experience in planning for passenger transport includes rail, bus, park and ride, and the integration of pedestrian and cyclist facilities. As a TMR/DPTI accredited Senor Road Safety Auditor, Ben has a practical understanding of road safety issues and road design. Underpinning this experience is an extensive working knowledge of the guidelines and policies pertaining to active and passenger transport provision, both locally and nationally.

About Craig Mitchell

Craig Mitchell Craig is Senior Transport Planner at Aurecon with over 10 years of experience in transport planning and traffic engineering in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. During the past year, Craig has been a key member of the Aurecon team working extensively with Auckland Transport on transport planning for the Auckland city centre. Other recent projects include an Integrated Transport Plan for the planned City Rail Link, new bus interchanges in the downtown and Wynyard Quarter areas of the city centre and the highly successful City East West Transport Study.

About Antony Johnstone

Antony JohnstoneAntony is a chartered Senior Transport Engineer, leading Aurecon’s Traffic and Transport Planning team in Western Australia. Antony has worked on and managed a wide range of projects in Australia and New Zealand across both the private and public sector. Further to this he specialises in transport and pedestrian modelling projects covering multiple infrastructure categories. Antony’s traffic engineering and transport planning skills have been applied to a variety of tasks such as feasibility studies, infrastructure planning, network performance evaluation and optimisation, public transport design, pedestrian movement assessments within buildings, and traffic impact assessments.

For further information on the AITPM National Conference, visit the event website.


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