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Find out about our projects, which are aimed at improving safety, easing congestion and contributing to New Zealand's economic wellbeing.
To support Auckland’s sustainable growth as a world-class city, $4 billion is being invested over the next 10 years in rapid transit infrastructure, to deliver a modern, integrated public transport system of light rail, heavy rail, busways, bus priority lanes, and ferries.
The Highways Information Portal section is a comprehensive central hub, which accommodates all current standards, guidelines and processes relating to the design, assessment, operation and maintenance of state highways.
The draft New Zealand guide to temporary traffic management sets out ways to improve safety for everyone on Aotearoa New Zealand roads.
Informing the New Zealand road industry of our latest policies and positioning in relation to design and construction best practice.
Comprehensive maintenance and management helps ensure the valuable state highway asset delivers the most efficient and effective performance.
Find out what our roads are made of, how we maintain them, and some of the high-tech research we put into monitoring the performance of road conditions.
Detail on New Zealand’s rail licensing system and how to get a licence – as well as important rail safety information for drivers and pedestrians.
The Road Efficiency Group (REG) programme supports the New Zealand transport sector to deliver a modern integrated system to align with the objectives of local, regional and central government.
The Asset Management Data Standard (AMDS) project is a collaboration between Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and the Road Efficiency Group (REG) to improve the management of land transport infrastructure asset information that supports best decisions about New Zealand’s land transport assets – our roads, highways, bridges, cycleways and what sits on and under them.
Crossing spectacular but challenging landscapes, New Zealand's state highway network relies on an extensive network of bridges and structures.
Ramp signalling is just one initiative the NZ Transport Agency has introduced to help manage the increasing traffic volumes on Auckland's motorway network.
Standard reference for all temporary traffic management on state highways and local roads. It includes levels of temporary traffic management (TTM), signs and forms used, and a series of sample traffic management plans.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency owns and operates a significant number of ITS. The ITS equipment supports traffic operations and incident management. They range from traffic signals and variable message signs, through to the supporting ITS communication network infrastructure to transport operations centres (TOC).
Creating a healthier future by putting people and place at the heart of our streets.
Guidelines for restricting traffic for play street events.
The Traffic control devices manual (TCD manual) provides guidance on industry best practice, including, where necessary, practice mandated by law in relation to the use of traffic control devices.
National Parking Management Guidance provides consistent, best-practice support for the management of public parking throughout New Zealand. This guidance is intended to support councils in development of parking strategies and parking management plans.
Our Transport Operation Centres (TOCs) work behind the scenes to keep people and freight moving.
Alongside our partners Te Mātāwai we are working to enable the use of bilingual traffic signs, to ensure safe and consistent use across state highways and local roads.
Find out why our roads are black, why our destination signs are green and white, how we count the traffic on the state highways and more.