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Research Report 362 Incorporating sustainable land transport into district plans: discussion document and best practice guidance

Published: | Category: Sustainable land transport , Research programme , Research & reports | Audience: General

This report is a discussion document introducing the concept of sustainable land transport, discussing the interaction between land use planning and sustainable transport, and introducing some guidance to incorporating sustainable land transport into district plans. It will assist local authorities when reviewing district plans, and assessing resource consent applications and notices of requirement.

The content of the discussion document includes definition of a sustainable land transport system, issues facing sustainable land transport systems in New Zealand, options to address these issues, and provisions that could be included in district plans.

Model provisions for best practice are included, along with a checklist of rules that could be included in district plans.

Keywords: best practice, district plans, land transport, land use, New Zealand, planning, sustainability

Publication details

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  • Published: November 2008
  • Reference: 362
  • ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 978-0-478-33429-6 (paperback) ISBN 978-0-478-33456-2 (PDF) ISSN 1173-3756 (paperback) ISSN 1173-3764 (PDF)