About Us

Karl Hancock - Senior Associate Transportation Engineer

Phone: 09 970 3862

Email: karl@flownz.com

Karl is an Associate and has been with Flow Transportation Specialists Ltd since 2007.  Karl holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Auckland University and has ten years’ experience in transportation planning, engineering and project management.  Karl joined Flow in 2006 and has been a key member in a number of traffic and transportation studies.  He has also been involved in numerous integrated transport assessments and multi modal design projects.    Karl has sound management experience successfully completing a number of significant projects through the course of his career.  Karl was seconded to Auckland City Council over the last year to assist with strategic transport projects, including providing transportation input into the four precinct plans prepared by Council in line with their future planning framework.  

Karl is a valued engineer, well respected by both public and private clients.  He is regarded as an engineer who seeks to find cost efficient solutions to transport safety and capacity issues.  Karl has been called on to present expert evidence at Council hearings as well as asked by Council to represent their traffic engineering concerns in similar settings.

Karl has been involved in a number of corridor studies, many of which have had a strong urban design element.  Recently Karl was part of the multi disciplinary team undertaking corridor management plans for Great North Road, New North Road, Blockhouse Bay Road and Selwyn Street.  Karl provided traffic and transportation input into the process, attending a number of workshops in helping to define the role of each corridor and assessing solutions.

Karl has also undertaken:

  • corridor studies of Ellerslie Panmure Highway,
  • reviewing the feasibility of bus priority; Clear Routes – CBD to Airport to determine long and short term improvements to the corridor;
  • Glen Innes Town Centre to identify walking and cycling improvements,
  • Kingsland Village to review possible urban design changes and the impact of these on traffic movements,
  • Queen Street Streetscapes Upgrade project.

He is also regularly called on to provide assistance to Council in reviewing consent applications with respect to Council policies and traffic and transportation issues.