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Multi-modal transport planning and design guidance

View a collection of handy guides focused on walking, cycling and public transport.

Walking and cycling planning and design guidance

Title Source
Cycling network guidance NZ Transport Agency
Pedestrian planning and design guide NZ Transport Agency
Guide to road design part 6A: Paths for walking and cycling(external link) Austroads Publications Online
Design guidance for pedestrian and cycle rail crossings NZ Transport Agency
Pavement specification guidelines for cycling routes
[PDF, 132 KB]
NZ Transport Agency
Guidance for designing a cycling facility NZ Transport Agency
Road space reallocation toolbox NZ Transport Agency
Guidance for evaluating cycle route options and facility types NZ Transport Agency
Guidelines for facilities for blind and vision impaired pedestrians (RST 14) [PDF, 1.6 MB] NZ Transport Agency
Code of practice for temporary traffic management – cycling supplement produced in Christchurch(external link) SCIRT Rebuilding Infrastructure

Planning guidance

Title Source
Business Case Approach strategic options toolkit(external link) NZ Transport Agency
Bridging the gap – NZTA urban design guidelines NZ Transport Agency
Land development and subdivision infrastructure standard NZS 4404:2010(external link) Standards New Zealand
Neighbourhood accessibility plans: guidelines for coordinators NZ Transport Agency
Engagement and consultation for walking and cycling projects NZ Transport Agency
Speed management resources NZ Transport Agency
Safer journeys for motorcycling on New Zealand roads NZ Transport Agency
Safer journeys for schools NZ Transport Agency
Roads and streets framework and the transport design manual(external link) Auckland Transport

Audit, monitoring and evaluation guidance

Title Source
Non-motorised user audit [PDF, 698 KB] NZ Transport Agency
Urban Cycleways Programme monitoring and reporting guidelines NZ Transport Agency

Public transport and total mobility information

Title Source
Requirements for urban buses NZ Transport Agency
Total mobility guide NZ Transport Agency
SuperGold Card concession payments NZ Transport Agency

Other walking and cycling links

Title Source
Active Modes Infrastructure Group(external link) Road Controlling Authorities Forum (NZ) Inc
New Zealand Cycling Trail(external link) The New Zealand Cycle Trail
Te Araroa Walking Trail(external link) Te Araroa – New Zealand's Trail
Dockless cycle share: code of practice (for bikeshare operators)(external link) Auckland Council

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