ViaStrada Director Andrew Macbeth was awarded Fellow by IPENZ on 22 Mar 07.
The official citation reads:
Andrew Macbeth is elected a Fellow of IPENZ for his contribution to the advancement of engineering practice, specifically recognising his contribution to improving the sustainability of transportation. He was a member of the 2003 IPENZ Presidential taskforce on sustainability and provided the sustainable transportation component of the taskforce’s report. He has played a lead role in developing New Zealand’s traffic engineering design standards for cyclists, preparing walking and cycling strategies, publishing and presenting conference papers on sustainable transport and in developing a national road classification system. He has made a major contribution to the Transportation Group of IPENZ through service in both local and national roles.
Congratulations from the rest of the team. Well done, Andrew!