Review of modelling supporting NLTP and LTP process. Our challenges and success factors. Elke Beca, WSP

  IDS provide industry leadership in the development, advocacy, and implementation of evidence-based decision making for infrastructure. As custodians of the NZ performance modelling IP, IDS has been developing and refining NZ performance models for over 20 years. In 2019, IDS embarked on a ground-breaking project with the NZ Transport Agency (Waka Kotahi); establishing a […]

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The art of true comparison in performance – Nonparametric frontier analysis. Harish Shivaramu, Auxilium Ltd

  Activity Management Plans (AMPs) are developed by Road Controlling Authorities (RCAs) to outline their short-term and long-term management approach for the maintenance and operation of the road network under their jurisdiction. Ideally, these AMPs need to be customer and outcome focused, and should also be able to demonstrate ‘sound principles and processes’ for developing […]

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Modelling bridge maintenance and renewal forecasting. Ben Clague, WSP – co presenter Gemma Mathieson, IDS/WSP

The aim of the project was to provide a useful and powerful forecasting tool for Hastings District Council to understand their bridge maintenance and renewals strategy in the future. The objective was to develop a dTIMS tool to aid in the forecasting of maintenance and renewals of Hastings District Council road bridges. The tool would […]

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Culture eats strategy for breakfast – putting people front and centre. Craig Thew, Hastings District Council

  The REG programme has focused on supporting the changing demographics across the transport sector. Over the last four years 60% of roading and transport personal across local government have changed. At the same time, expectations of the have changed. The REG programme has evolved with the times, ensuring best practice learning and development is […]

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A think piece on QLDC’s challenges with the 21-24 NLTP and the road ahead. Alison Tomlinson, Queenstown Lakes DC

  Over the last decade the Queenstown Lakes District has faced rapid growth in residential population, commercial development and visitors; the investment in infrastructure had not kept pace and resulted in a deficit of infrastructure that does not meet the community need.  Our transport system is one of the key areas that needs addressing.   QLDC […]

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Unblocking the flow of data. Danny Fitzgerald, Fulton Hogan

  Organisations who are strongly focused on data-driven decision making have four per cent higher productivity overall, and six per cent higher profits, according to the Harvard Business Review.  Data-driven, or evidence based, decision making relies on the provision of timely, accurate, useful information, however many organisations still struggle to facilitate the healthy management practices […]

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Paving the way for a Digital Engineering future – Waka Kotahi’s New Zealand Transport Agency Asset Management Data Standard. David Darwin, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

  Paving the way for a Digital Engineering future, the Asset Management Data Standard (AMDS) programme is a collaborative programme between the NZ Transport Agency and The Road Efficiency Group that aims to improve the management of land transport infrastructure asset information.  The programme will develop and implement a national data standard, establishing a common language […]

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One network framework service outcomes and performance. Informing decision making. Adele Jones, WSP

This presentation will provide an overview of the One Network Framework (ONF) Service Outcomes and Performance Framework which includes Service Outcomes aligned to the Ministry of Transport’s, Transport Outcomes Framework and provides a library of performance measures to assist in decision-making across the transport system. This Road Efficiency Group (REG) led project provides the next […]

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Getting it right – continually improving the sectors data quality. Tony Lange

  Data is increasingly important in underpinning the New Zealand’s transport sectors approach to consistent levels of service, asset management and investment decision making. The Road Efficiency Group (REG) is still working hard to help the sector improve the quality of New Zealand’s transport-related data to support evidence-based decision-making and lift investor confidence through robust […]

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