THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL STUDY OF HIGHWAY DEVELOPMENTAND MANAGEMENT TOOLS FOR THE NEW ZEALAND PROJECT EVALUATIONMANUALIan D. Greenwood
Opus International Consultants Limited, New Zealand
Christopher R. Bennett
Highway and Traffic Consultants Limited, New Zealand
Roger C.M. Dunn
The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Ian Greenwood completed his B.E (Civil) with first class honours in 1992, prior to taking up aposition as an Assistant Engineer with Opus International Consultants (formerly WorksConsultancy Services Ltd). He has been involved in numerous research projects in the roadand transport fields within New Zealand. In 1995 he was seconded to N.D. Lea Internationalin Malaysia for 9 months to take up the position of Researcher Traffic for the HDM-4Technical Relationships Study. Following this he spent 3 months at the University of Birmingham as an Honorary Research Associate, where he was involved withimplementation of his previous research. Ian has written several modules of the HDM-4software including those on costing congestion and road works delay, and severalcalibration routines. He has spent time in Canada and Australia while working on PavementManagement Systems. He is currently completing his Ph.D. (Civil) at the University of Auckland.Christopher Bennett was Team Leader on the HDM-4 Technical Relationships Study and isa recognised international expert on the Highway Development and Management Model(HDM). He has carried out studies with HDM in India, Myanmar, Nepal and Thailand as wellas incorporating HDM modelling relationships into several pavement management systems.He has prepared guidelines on the calibration of HDM to be published by the InternationalStudy of Highway Development and Management Tools (ISOHDM). He received a Ph.D.from the University of Auckland in 1994 for a project that developed a microscopic speedsimulation model for two-lane highways in New Zealand. His M.Eng was also from Aucklandand focused on vehicle operating costs for use in economic appraisals based on HDM-III.This lead to the development of the NZVOC model that is used by Transit NZ to prepareVOC tables for the Project Evaluation Manual.Roger Dunn began his professional career with 10 years in the Ministry of Works andDevelopment NZ engaged on various aspects of roading - he then joined Freeman FoxWilbur Smith & Associates (UK and France) on traffic planning and new town developments.In 1972 he returned to NZ to The University of Auckland. Current and recent projects haveincluded the Highway Technical Relationships Study for HDM-4 (for Asian DevelopmentBank in Malaysia), a Study on the Access Frequency and Accidents on Rural StateHighways (for Transit New Zealand) and applications of ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems).He is a member of two international committees on the standardisation of traffic informationand control systems.