This work category provides for management of regional authority statutory land transport planning activities related to the development and management of Regional Land Transport Plans (RLTPs).
Qualifying under this work category are the actual costs, including overheads, associated with the development and management of RLTPs (including consultation, approval, variation, management and reporting).
Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to:
development of a Regional strategic case highlighting the key problems within the region and the priorities for investment that meets the requirements of s.16(2)(external link) of the Land Transport Management Act (LTMA)
aggregation, quality assurance and consultation of the programmes of activities submitted by Approved Organisations and the Transport Agency (state highways)
prioritisation of significant activities proposed for inclusion in the RLTP as required under s.16(3)(external link) of the LTMA
data collection or creation (surveys, traffic counts, performance data collection etc), which are funded under other work categories/activity classes. Monitoring of the RLTP implementation should only include the aggregation and interpretation of standard activity, local, regional and national data sources.
Developing regional land transport planning management activities
Activities are developed by regional and unitary councils using the Regional land transport planning management module in Transport Investment Online. The activity needs to be included in the relevant RLTP and should request funding for the three years of the associated NLTP.
The terms used in relation to the content above on RLTPs are defined below.
The gathering and assembly of the inputs from Approved Organisations and the Transport Agency (state highways), information technology support, production of reports and recommendations for RTC consideration and submission to the Transport Agency.
The variations required for, and monitoring of, implementation of the RLTP.
Drafting and publishing of proposals, advertising, managing the consultation process, hearing and analysis of submissions, and the production of reports and recommendations for decision makers.
Production of final documents with recommendations, obtaining approval, promulgating decisions and making these available to the public.
Analysis of requests, preparation of submissions and recommendations, actioning decisions and advising outcomes.