topics will be road pricing, new cities development, master planning,
integrated urban development at scale and value capture.
has built up enormous capability in recent years in infrastructure technology,
safety and sustainability," says Stephen Selwood chief executive of
have been made without compromising the speed of decision making or the ability
of infrastructure delivery agencies to implement.
are very interested to understand how they have been able to achieve this,
while at the same time integrating across multiple infrastructure portfolios
and aligning development aspirations with public services.
of the three destinations has been far more successful than New Zealand in
aligning transport investment with urban development, including capturing the
value of development to fund major rapid transit improvements.
Kong’s MTR is famous for above station redevelopment and operates one of the
only self-funding public transport systems in the world.
infrastructure planning and investment programme is the global benchmark, and
we are especially interested in their new road pricing initiative.
operational, it will become the world’s first comprehensive road pricing
network, allowing variable pricing to optimise traffic flows.
addition to understanding how infrastructure and development are aligned and
delivered, the delegation will provide an excellent opportunity to strengthen
business relations across the countries.
delegation will take place over two weeks and be modular, allowing
representatives to take part in either the Hong Kong-Singapore leg, or the
China leg, or both.
"This will be our largest ever delegation
and will complement recent trips to the USA, UK and Canada," Selwood says.
For further information and comment contact
Stephen Selwood on 021 791 209