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Community & Place

We deliver active modes design, sustainable transport and community engagement.

Digital & Spatial Technology

We create efficiencies with our spatial, software development, and digital engineering solutions.

Road Safety

We support positive safety outcomes from the street to the transport network.

Strategy & Planning

Delivering business cases, traffic modelling, economic assessments, and public transport innovation.

Transport Design & Engineering 

We deliver designs through collaboration with practitioners to shape transport solutions.

Land Development

We apply our transport expertise to support clients through the land development process.


Measure your employee’s commuting emissions.


A data-driven approach for road safety practitioners to identify risks.


Quickly and easily get detailed traffic and mobility data.

Partner Products

We partner with TomTom and HERE to provide transport and traffic data solutions.

More Products

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Our Insights

Read our insightful blogs providing the latest information and trends.

Featured Projects

The work we do helps inspire positive change.


Find out what we are up to. 


Applying our research expertise to provide practical based solutions.


We deliver a range of webinars covering industry trends.

Our Team

Our team of skilled professionals provide insightful solutions and empowering advice.

Our Story

Since 2003, we’ve been providing transport solutions in New Zealand and internationally. 

Our Commitment

We’re connected and committed to our people, the community and the environment. 

Our Partners

We work closely with our partners to make a meaningful impact.

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Ria Chapman

Innovation Manager
PhD MBiol

Ria is the Innovation Manager at Abley. Driven to help Abley achieve the greatest impact possible, she works with our transport and spatial specialists to commercialize new ideas.

About Ria

Ria did her doctorate in Medicine at Cardiff University and holds a Master of Biology from the University of Bath.

She has worked as an Innovation Specialist for 10 years in New Zealand and the UK. Her experience spans industry, research organizations and government with projects ranging from life sciences to engineering. She thrives in managing multi-partner programs and works hard to understand stakeholder needs and create a cooperative environment.

Ria joined Abley in February 2022 and is responsible for Abley’s innovation process, managing the leap from idea generation to commercialization.

Outside of work, Ria loves getting outside and exploring, whether it’s bike packing, tramping or open water swimming.

Get in touch

If you’re keen to understand how Abley might be able to progress your innovation, contact Ria for a chat.