The NZ Transport Agency's factsheets provide information on transport safety, standards and processes.
All our factsheets are available on this web site and can be printed directly from the site.
Many of our factsheets are also available from the Transport Agency's agents and regional offices in a...
A user’s guide to the Total Mobility scheme in the different regions around New Zealand.
The NZ Transport Agency is a Crown agency responsible for, among other things, managing 10,894 kilometres of state highways. The state highway system accounts for about 12 percent of New Zealand’s roads and around half of the 40 billion vehicle kilometres New Zealanders travel each year. Motor vehicles travelling on roads emit an array of air pollutants which can contribute to harmful...
The NZ Transport Agency is a Crown entity responsible for managing the New Zealand state highway system. The network includes six major road tunnels as follows: Mt Victoria tunnel in Wellington; Homer tunnel which provides access to Milford Sound; Lyttelton tunnel near Christchurch; Terrace tunnel in Wellington; Johnstone's Hill twin tunnels northwest of Orewa; and Victoria Park...
The primary purpose of this process manual is to provide a fit-for-purpose process for managing the inclusion of new documents and changes and variations to existing documents in the Register of network standards and guidelines.
The Transport Agency's 2013 guidelines for preparing regional public transport plans reflect recent legislative and operational policy changes. Regional councils must be satisfied their regional public transport plans have been prepared in accordance with the guidelines.
The NZ Transport Agency's Economic Evaluation Manual (EEM) is the industry's standard for the economic evaluation of transport activities and is used by approved organisations for economic evaluation and the preparation of funding applications to the Transport Agency. The EEM sets out procedures and values to be used for calculating benefits and preparing applications for...
As part of the NZTA’s commitment to the government’s Safer Journeys Strategy, we provide a range of crash analysis reports. These reports provide information at a variety of levels (national, regional and territorial authority) and across a number of key road safety themes.
Guidelines issued under s95(1)(ia) of the LTMA to guide regional councils in preparing regional public transport plans.
This document provides a ranking of different communities around NZ with regard to selected road safety risks. Approved organisations will use the information contained in the register to support their application for funding through TIO (Transport Investment Online).
The annual report records our achievements in pursuing the NZTA's strategy to ensure delivery of the government's land transport objectives and wider transport vision.
Introducing the Safe System approach to road safety for 'system designers'.
In order to ensure value-for-money and consistent impact mitigation across the national network the Environment and Urban Design Team works closely with project managers to collect best practices, identify relevant international trends, develop New Zealand specific standards and guidelines, disseminate information and continuously improved service delivery. The HNO Environmental and...
This Information Sheet provides information to regions, operators and other stakeholders about the implementation of the Public Transport Operating Model. It is intended to provide information before legislation is finalised, NZTA procurement rules are updated, and formal guidence is produced.
These guidelines will help approved organisations and NZTA staff to produce and implement effective advertising campaigns using best practice. The guidelines document the best way to develop and implement your campaign and also show you how to complete the NZTA’s advertising brief/approval application form.
These notes provide guidance about the basis on which the NZTA will invest in public transport proposals.
A separate annual report is prepared for the National Land Transport Fund (NLTF) in addition to the NZTA annual report. It provides information about how the NLTF has been invested to build a better land transport system for New Zealand.
The RUB is New Zealand’s common standard for urban bus quality.
It has been developed collaboratively by the NZTA, Bus and Coach Association, public transport operators, bus builders and suppliers, Auckland Transport, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Environment Canterbury.
Sets out the planning and operational policy and processes for developing and implementing the NLTP, to give effect to the Government Policy Statement (GPS). The Knowledge Base will replace the Planning, programming and funding manual (PPFM) and Planning policy manual (PPM) progressively over time.
This register is to replace all previous versions of Standards and guidelines manuals of Land Transport NZ and Transit NZ.
The 2 key goals are:
1. to provide, in one place, a definitive list of all relevant NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) funding policy and commonly adopted manuals and technical documents for land transport network related activities.