The ViaStrada team conducted field reviews and desktop project identification. From the long list of projects, GIS analysis was conducted for demand estimates, an assessment of reported crashes, rough-order cost estimation, and multi-criteria analysis using the Activetrans Priority Tool (APT). For the top-ranked thirty projects, summary sheets including a project map, description, and key facts were developed to inform future investigations and funding applications.
John and PNCC's new transport planner Matthew Kilpatrick co-organised a stakeholder workshop to obtain views from other units of council and members of the public. John also produced a consolidated 12 page public engagement strategy based on NZ Transport Agency lessons learned and best practices, along with three-page corridor-specific engagement plans.