The Development of Corridor Plans for A Land Transport Strategy

The Wellington (New Zealand) Regional Council adopted its current Regional Land Transport Strategy (RLTS) in September 1999; this provided the strategic framework for land transport infrastructure investment in the region. This conference paper, from the 2001 meeting of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) Transportation Group, reviews the RLTS and describes an approach to expand the broad strategy of the RLTS into more detailed corridor plans for the region. The corridor plans are multi-modal and include road pricing and land use measures. The author goes into more detail on the first of the corridor plans, which examined the possibility of using a toll highway in the context of upgrading other parts of the road network and a parallel rail service. The author describes the exercise of determining the community's willingness to pay for this highway and how the wider corridor plans contributed to the broader objectives of the RLTS. The author concludes by emphasizing the importance of the multi-party approach, to provide adequate technical capability, to address political concerns, and to ensure better community support.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Maps; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 16p
  • Monograph Title: Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) Transportation Group. Technical Conference Papers 2001

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01047271
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 29 2007 11:56AM