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Personal Information

First name
Jon
Last Name
Ashford

Biography

Jon has been working full time as a traffic engineer since 2009, with some 25 years' of prior experience in civil engineering. He was awarded an MET from Canterbury University in April 2014. He specialises in intersection design and modelling, cycle facility design and road safety audits and also teaches the profession through commercial courses in planning & design for cycling. 

Jon has recently worked on the design of cycle facilities in Dunedin, Nelson, Palmerston North and Christchurch. He has a special interest in road safety auditing and is involved in many ViaStrada safety audits, including cycle facilities in Christchurch, Nelson, Palmerston North, Auckland and Invercargill. Jon recently co-presented the NZTA's Advanced Planning and Design for Cycling training course for Auckland Transport and the Fundamentals Planning and Design for Cycling training course for CCC.

Jon has experience working in the consulting engineering environment both in New Zealand and several countries overseas. He has worked on a broad range of projects for government departments, local authorities and private clients. These projects include large residential and commercial subdivisions, dairy plant infrastructure, prisons infrastructure, hydro and geothermal power stations, large scale sewer and watermain reticulation and an underground railway complex in Hong Kong.

Jon joined the ViaStrada team in early 2009.

Professional Information

Role
Associate - Senior Engineer
Work Phone
(03) 943 0837
Fax
(03) 366 7603
Mobile Phone
027 591 5291
Office Locations
Christchurch
Contact Email
jona at viastrada dot nz

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