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Introduction

This work category provides for the construction/implementation of new or improved walking facilities.

Qualifying activities

The work category includes a range of qualifying activities.

  • Examples of qualifying activities

    Examples of qualifying activities

    Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to:

    • new or improved footpaths, including on an existing bridge
    • pedestrian crossing features, including kerb crossings, kerb protrusions, central refuges and pedestrian platforms
    • pedestrian crossing controls, including zebra crossings, kea crossings and pedestrian traffic signals
    • signage
    • altering kerb lines to improve pedestrian access
    • pedestrian shelters (excluding shelters that are primarily provided for waiting for, or getting to or from, passenger transport)
    • pedestrian overbridges/underpasses 
    • pedestrian crossings of railways
    • all markings, traffic signals, lighting, etc. necessary to bring the facility into service
    • property purchase - see Property purchase section below.

    Other potential activities that are not in the above list should be discussed with the Transport Agency for eligibility.

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Property purchase

Funding for property purchases for walking facilities are assisted under this work category. The principles and conditions set out in the relevant work category below apply to property purchases for this work category:

Where the property purchase cost for a project exceeds $500,000 for a project, a Property phase must be set up in Transport Investment Online(external link) (TIO) using the appropriate walking or cycling work category. Where the property cost is up to $500,000, the cost may be included in the construction/implementation phase.

 

Exclusions

A range of exclusions applies to the work category.

Funding assistance rate

The usual funding assistance rate is:

Applying for funding approval

Applications for funding approval of proposed projects should be made through the 'Improvement activity' module in Transport Investment Online(external link) (TIO). To be eligible for NLTF funding, any regionally delivered new activity must be added to the relevant Regional Land Transport Plan and to the NLTP.

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