News

4 February 2020 - 14:20

80kmh High Crash Area signWith our partners Urban Connection, ViaStrada is pleased to be appointed to the New Zealand Transport Agency national speed management panel for implementation of the Safer Speeds programme on state highways from 2020 onwards.

13 December 2019 - 13:53

2019 xmas card2019 is drawing to a close. It's been a busy year and now it's time to relax. And slow down; not just at work but also on our roads. Our last day in the office will be Friday, 20 December. We'll be back from 6 January.

16 November 2019 - 15:06

barnesViaStrada are studying crosswalk changes for cyclists and pedestrians being trialled in Dunedin, at the State Highway 1 intersections with Albany Street. This is part of the official trial required by the NZ Transport Agency. Please help us out by participating in the survey.

10 October 2019 - 10:21

Contents slideRecently ViaStrada assisted with the development and presentation of the Transport Agency's first webinar on walking & cycling topics, namely measuring and monitoring these active modes. The resulting (free) webinar is now available for viewing and listening to.

4 October 2019 - 09:32

NiklasWe are pleased to announce a recent arrival to the ViaStrada team for the summer - Niklas Höing! Niklas recently completed his transportation Masters at the University of Wuppertal, Germany and was keen to get some overseas working experience. He will be working for us between October - March, as well as taking the opportunity to have a good look around New Zealand. Welcome Niklas!

3 September 2019 - 15:42

200 and 300 mm aspectsWe are pleased to have submitted our report for this complex project, a formal Traffic Control Device trial of directional cycle signals. It involved four locations in Christchurch and Auckland, and we carried out baseline surveys, then observed and surveyed user behaviour (of both people cycling and driving) after everybody got used to the new signals, and the same again a further year down the track.

7 June 2019 - 14:54

PNCC photoCongratulations to Palmerston North City Council for opening the He Ara Kotahi bridge today. ViaStrada's Axel Wilke undertook the feasibility study in 2014 for possible bridge locations and how this could link into a network of shared paths.

23 May 2019 - 09:33

Megan and JoshuaWe were delighted to meet Joshua Gregory last week when he visited the office with his mum, Megan. Joshua arrived in the early hours of 23 March, weighing in at 3.9kg. Welcome Joshua!

11 May 2019 - 21:21

Glen receiving an awardViaStrada's Glen Koorey was honoured with winning highly commended in the paper category at the 2019 T-Tech Conference in Christchurch. Glen's paper discussed who should develop and manage "Mobility as a Service" (MaaS) services in New Zealand. It was the inaugural occasion for the T-Tech Conference to give out awards.

5 April 2019 - 11:05

CongratsCongratulations to John Lieswyn and Dr Glen Koorey who, on 1 April 2019, became directors of ViaStrada. Both are of high standing in the industry. They are natural leaders and we welcome them at the directors’ table.