Penelope Bennett

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Penelope Bennett

Penelope Bennett is a Chartered Professional Engineer, with Engineering/Science degrees complemented with a Master of Urban Planning. She has worked in consultancy, construction and local and state government, in the UK, Singapore and Australia. Her experience is mainly in the transport and traffic field, from small traffic management schemes through to fascinating projects (and clients) such as Poundbury for the Duchy of Cornwall, and major projects such as EastLink and the Singapore Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort.

At the (Victorian) Level Crossing Removal Project and then Suburban Rail Loop Authority, Penelope focussed on integrating station access (especially walking and cycling) improvements and better station precinct outcomes, and was a member of the LXRP Urban Design Advisory Panel. She moved to Adelaide in 2022 to be Senior Transport Planner at the City of Adelaide, working on the e-scooter program as well as various transport strategies and traffic engineering issues.