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Regional Land Transport Plan

The Regional Council has now approved the Bay of Plenty Regional Land Transport Plan 2018 and it has been submitted to the NZ Transport Agency as an input into developing the National Land Transport Programme 2018-21.

A working copy of the final plan is available below, along with seven deliberations papers that outline the recommendations made by the Regional Transport Committee and the reasons for those recommendations. A final published document is now being prepared and will be available soon.

Download the Bay of Plenty Regional Land Transport Plan 2018 (5.4MB, pdf)

Download the Summary Document (1.2MB, pdf)

Download the Regional Land Transport Plan Deliberations Papers:

Policy Framework (68KB, pdf) Appendix 1: Policy Framework table (86KB, pdf)
Regional Programme and Prioritised Activities (234KB, pdf) Appendix 1: Prioritised List - Options 1-3 (119KB, pdf)
Appendix 2: Regional Programme Table (45KB, pdf)
Road Network (82KB, pdf) Appendix 1: Road Network Table (65KB, pdf)
Public Transport (83KB, pdf)  
Rail (46KB, pdf) Appendix 1: Rail Table (182KB, pdf)
Walking and Cycling (56KB, pdf)  
General and Other Matters (67KB, pdf) Appendix 1: General and Other Matters Table (73KB, pdf)

 

Key Dates

28 June 2018 – Final Plan approved and submitted to NZ Transport Agency
31 August 2018 – NZ Transport Agency releases National Land Transport Programme

What is the Regional Land Transport Plan?

The Regional Land Transport Plan combines the thinking from all the Councils in the region into a single strategic document for land transport investment. The Plan is the way the Region seeks central government funding for activities ranging from road safety, to walking and cycling, to public transport and road improvements. It is a requirement under the Land Transport Management Act 2003.

This isn’t a guaranteed programme - it is our combined ‘what we want to do’ list with the final say on how funds are allocated determined by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA). Funding decisions will be published by the NZTA in the National Land Transport Programme in August 2018. The Plan sets out the Region’s preferred approach to investment - prioritising integrated planning, demand management, and network optimisation approaches before investing in expensive new infrastructure, and determining which outcomes are most important to the Region.

The previous 2015 Plan is available from the link below.

Regional Land Transport Plan 2015 - 2045 (4.5MB, pdf)

Annual Report Card

The RLTP Annual Report Card tracks a range of transport indicators to enable trends to be measured over time, for example, traffic flows, public transport usage, and the amount of freight carried by road and rail.