DIRECTOR – PARTNERSHIPSSenior Network PlannerBay of Plenty Regional Council
Melissa is currently a Senior Network Planner at Bay of Plenty Regional Council, with a focus on improving Public Transport networks in the region. She was instrumental in bringing real-time bus tracking to the Bay of Plenty, and has a keen interest in the ways that technology can be used to make public transport a more attractive choice, including ticketing innovations, on-demand transport solutions, visibility of multimodal journey options and Mobility as a Service.
Melissa has considerable experience (>15 years) in school bus network and public transport network planning for both urban and rural areas around the Bay of Plenty. Melissa has a continued interest in supporting rural public transport and community based transport initiatives.https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-winters-47634413b/