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Personal Information

First name
Megan
Last Name
Fowler

Biography

Megan joined ViaStrada in September 2007 after completing her BE and MET (Masters of Engineering in Transportation) at the University of Canterbury.  Her Masters thesis was a GIS (Geographical Information Systems) study on the effect of road bendiness on traffic crash occurrence in New Zealand.  She has particular interests in road safety and sustainable transport.

Megan has published and presented several research and technical papers. In 2008 she won the Best Young Author award at the IPENZ Transportation Group Conference for her paper on her investigations into staged pedestrian crossings.

Megan's experience and key capabilites include:

  • transport strategy and plan developement - including many walking and cycling stragtegies
  • saftey research and assessment - especially regarding GIS analysis of saftey hazards and provisions for pedestrians and cyclists
  • design and assessment of traffic systems - such as traffic signal designs and equipment used for continuous cycle counting programmes
  • consultation with stakeholder and community groups
  • traffic engineering design - scheme design for various corridors and intersections

Megan worked as traffic engineer at ViaStrada until March 2010, when she left to take up new opportunities in France, she rejoined ViaStrada in July 2014.

Professional Information

Role
Traffic Engineer
Work Phone
(03) 343 8224
Mobile Phone
027 907 3431
Office Locations
Christchurch

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