This page relates to the 2021-24 National Land Transport Programme.
This page describes the Road to Zero activity class and provides links to Road to Zero programme requirements, work category definitions and guidance, and profiling and prioritisation of Road to Zero activities and programmes .
Road to Zero: New Zealand’s Road Safety Strategy 2020–2030(external link)
The Road to Zero activity class is defined in the Government Policy Statement on land transport 2021 (GPS 2021) as providing investment targeted towards the interventions that are key to achieving the reduction in deaths and serious injuries sought through the Road to Zero strategy 2020–30 focussing on safety infrastructure, road policing, automated enforcement, road safety promotion and system management activities.
Government Policy Statement on land transport 2021(external link)
We (Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency as investor) expect that investments from the Road to Zero activity class will contribute to results sought by the government.
Government expectations by activity class
To qualify for consideration for inclusion in the NLTP and subsequent approval of funding:
NZ Transport Agency register of network standards and guidelines
Road to Zero activities described in the following work categories are eligible for inclusion:
For additional guidance on road improvement activities and funding policies associated with these please refer to local road and state highway improvements.
Local road and state highways improvements
Guidance on developing Road to Zero activities is provided for activities or programmes:
Road to Zero activities proposed for funding from the NLTF are profiled and prioritised under the Investment Prioritisation Method.
2021-24 NLTP Investment Prioritisation Method
You can also read about Road to Zero on the Waka Kotahi website: