Public transport research

The NZ Transport Agency invests in innovative and relevant research, which plays a critical role in contributing to the government's goals for land transport. 

The summary below provides an overview of research we have commissioned relevant to public transport. Click on a topic to view the reports.  

View the entire list of public transport related research projects [PDF, 226 KB]

Other useful links


Austroads, comprising New Zealand and Australian transport agencies such as NZ Transport Agency, produces best-practice guidance, research and tools to promote efficient, reliable and safe mobility.

An Austroads log-in must be created to access resources, free of charge. link)

Human Transit

Human Transit is a professional blog maintained by public transport planner, Jarrett Walker, to cultivate a conversation about concepts, events and issues that impact how public transport works and what it can deliver for our communities. link)