Transit New Zealand Research Report No. 32, Site design for heavy vehicle facilities, is to assist architects and site planners in the design of on-site overall design and spatial arrangements for manoeuvring and parking vehicles. The report is the compilation of a series of research projects conducted between 1985 and 1990. Information in this report is updated to 1993. The district plan and road controlling authority of the area in which the facilities are to be located should be consulted to ensure compliance with local regulations and ordinances.
An annex to this report is Transit New Zealand Research Report No. 32A, Annex: site design for heavy vehicle facilities. It summarises the seven individual research studies (unpublished) that were undertaken and from which this report has been prepared.
Keywords: A-train, access, B-train, bus, clearance, coach facilities, forklift, heavy vehicles, manoeuvring, rigid truck