This document provides guidance on the NZ Transport Agency’s approach to sharing the costs associated with mitigating development effects on the state highway. The Transport Agency enters into cost sharing agreements to ensure that the financial costs and wider network benefits of mitigation works is met by the appropriate parties.
Monitoring development mitigation measures is paramount to a successful planning process under the Resource Management Act 1991. This section sets out how NZ Transport Agency self-monitors its own work and also undertakes independent monitoring of other developments around the network.
The purpose of the literature review was to gather information about causal pathways between community severance and transport, and between social connectedness and transport, as well as review the methods that have been used to collect, record and present data on community severance and social connectedness.
This document describes the NZ Transport Agency’s approach to advertising signs alongside the state highway, and the methods used to ensure that signs do not have a negative effect, particularly on road safety.
The NZ Transport Agency uses integrated transport assessments to understand and assess the potential transport impacts of a development proposal. The purpose of this guideline is to outline the Transport Agency's preferred methodology for undertaking these assessments of transport effects.
Full title: Understanding the transport-mediated impacts of new highways on community connectedness and severance – a New Zealand case study. Stage 1: understand the issues, select a case study and develop the methods
This report presents the findings of stage 1 of a study to determine how changes in road infrastructure and road use impact on social connectedness and community severance in a host community. This stage 1 report develops a methodology and a case study. The case study proposed in this report did not go ahead. This report will be of interest to social impact assessors, transport planners and project managers involved in implementation and delivery of linear transportation projects.