David Lupton and Associates Ltd.
David Lupton and Associates Limited is a New Zealand registered company that provides advice to New Zealand and international clients, primarily in the fields of transport economics, finance, policy and operations.
David Lupton and Associates work independently or in collaboration with others. Some of the people who can be called on for ad hoc support, as peer reviewers or to form teams are listed in about us.
Economic and Financial Evaluation
Areas of Expertise: Economic and Financial Evaluation
Project evaluation including the development of demand forecasts, estimation of capital and operating costs, risk analysis and estimation of the distribution of project benefits.
Regulatory Policy, Private Sector Participation
Areas of Expertise: Regulatory Policy, Private Sector Participation
Clarifying government objectives and constraints.
Identifying market failures and perceived issues.
Evaluating the strength of the private sector, degree of competition and likely outcomes under different scenarios.
Transport Planning and Modelling
Areas of Expertise: Transport Planning and Modelling
Urban transport planning and policy analysis.
National and regional network analysis using EMME\2 MVA Trips and other models.
Rail and Intermodal
Areas of Expertise: Rail and Intermodal
Railway operations and costings.
Privatization and private sector participation.
Institutional Development and Reform
Areas of Expertise: Institutional Development and Reform
Analysis of the organization’s functions and role often entering a new environment.
Current strengths and weaknesses.
Training needs assessment.
Phasing strategies and outsourcing.
Survey Planning and Design
Areas of Expertise: Survey Planning and Design
Development and analysis of transport surveys.
Structured and unstructured questionnaires.
Revealed and stated preference analysis.
Areas of Expertise: Infrastructure Pricing
Estimation of the financial and economic costs imposed by different road users.
Identifying efficient charging structures and mechanisms.
Rail access charges.
Operations Planning and Scheduling
Areas of Expertise: Operations Planning and Scheduling
Timetable planning and route costing.
Bus and crew scheduling.