Backtracking Auckland: bureaucratic rationality and public preferences in transport planning

The recent attempts to reconfigure urban transport planning in Auckland, New Zealand around conceptions of sustainability have simply reproduced the kind of auto-dominated transport plans that have been pursued since the 1950s, albeit with greener rhetoric. This paper attempts to explain why this has occurred. Why do Auckland's regional transport planning policies perpetuate the failed road strategies of the past? Why are the regions elected representatives and its planning officials unable to translate overwhelming public support for an improved public transport system into substantive programmatic change? And do national transport planning frameworks support or hinder the achievement of sustainable transport planning in Auckland? (a)

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 20P
  • Serial:
    • ISSUES PAPER
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: NEW SOUTH WALES. PRIVACY COMMITTEE

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01045798
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 1920952632
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 5 2007 12:17PM