About

 

PedBikeTrans is an independent, not-for-profit institute which provides networking and educational opportunities for transport professionals and those with an interest in walking and cycling.

 

Our mission is to connect and share knowledge between walk and cycle practitioners and enthusiasts. Through this, we aim to promote excellence in active transport planning and design through the sourcing and sharing of best practices and innovation from Australia and around the world.

PedBikeTrans is managed and led by fellow transportation professionals, working in both public and private sectors.

 
The 2021 Executive Committee
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ATHOL MOORE

PRESIDENT

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Athol has been a member of PedBikeTrans since 2007. As President he aims to support the continued growth in PedBikeTrans' successful webinars held in 2020. Athol is a Transport Planner and Transportation Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in strategy, planning and design of integrated multi-modal transport systems that support sustainable, people-focussed growth.

LUKE GOLDSWORTHY

VICE PRESIDENT

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Luke has recently returned to Australia after working in the UK for 18-months and has taken on the Vice President role in his first year on the executive committee. He is a Transport Planner working predominantly on active and public transport projects with a focus on people movement.

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ROY ZHU

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

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Roy is a returning member of the PedBikeTrans Executive Committee. He is a transport planner with a keen interest in academia, having presented numerous papers worldwide regarding public transport and smart card data. Based in Melbourne he aims to get a chapter of PedbikeTrans active in Victoria. 

ALLYSON STARKY

SECRETARY

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Allyson returns to the committee for 2021. With a history of dragging her family on obscure public transport trips during holidays, Allyson completed a Masters in Communication focusing on transport issues. She now works in corporate communications and marketing, and in her spare time she advocates for and promotes active travel.

DREW WESTBROOK

TREASURER

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Drew has been a supporter of PedBikeTrans for a number of years and is the returning Treasurer for 2020. Drew is an Urban Planner who is passionate about local economic development, active transport, urban design, social equity, sustainable development, arts, culture, heritage and creative industries, triathlon, swimming, running and cycling.

KYLIE NIXON

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

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Kylie has been a member of PedBikeTrans' Executive Committee since 2010. Over this time she has fulfilled the roles of both President and Vice President, and this year is trying a new role. Kylie is a Traffic Engineer and Transport Planner with over 20 years' professional experience in Australia and overseas.

ANDREW O'BRIEN

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER

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Andrew also returns to the PedBikeTrans' Executive Committee in 2019 having been a regular at events for a few years. On top of working as a transport modeller for a private consultancy, Andrew is an avid cyclist, and has a keen interest in the growing role of active transport in Australian cities.

MURRAY HENMAN

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER

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Murray is a transport planner who is particularly interested in the possibilities of walking, riding bikes, and using public transport. He has mostly worked at Transport and Main Roads but has also worked for Logan and Moreton Bay Councils. Like most of us, when on holidays, he takes photos of transport infrastructure.

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