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Research Report 147 Security of New Zealand's strategic roading system

Published: | Category: Research & reports , Research programme , Performance monitoring , Activity management , Natural hazard risk management , Safety, security and public health , Environmental impacts of land transport , Transport demand management , Integrated land use and transport systems , Sustainable land transport , About the research programme , Economic development | Audience: General

The reliable operation of New Zealand's road network is critical to both its economic success and its social development. Disruption to some parts of the network may therefore have a large negative impact on these.

The report outlines a systematic 'desktop' approach which, by reviewing the importance of individual links in the network, and the actual risk of travel disruption. it then identifies which sections of New Zealand's Road Network should be accorded priority in either reducing the risk of disruption or accommodating the disruption better within the network, and recommends some developments to Transfund's Project evaluation manual to address disruption and service issues.

Publication details

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  • Published: 1999
  • Reference: 147

A PDF scan of this NZ Transport Agency research report is available from