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Vision

"A vision for Transport Infrastructure"

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Characteristics

  • Land use and infrastructure planning poorly co-ordinated
  • Public Service provision of roads infrastructure
  • Investment not linked to logistics chain performance at all times
  • Parts of network congested in peaks
  • Public transport primarily designed to meet social needs, not provide an alternative to car use
  • Segmented passenger transport services with multiple funding sources
  • Road safety strategy in place
  • Road maintenance challenge
  • 33 road planning authorities, (PDF)
  • Poor pedestrian connectivity and networks
  • Need to expand cycling infrastructure

Key Reforms

  • Co-ordinate delivery of roads across 3 levels of government
  • Implement commercialised business model for road infrastructure delivery
  • Cost reflective road pricing
  • Link infrastructure planning with land use planning
  • Develop public transport system to cater more effectively for both commuter and social needs
  • Improve integration of passenger transport
  • Projects to achieve a safe road environment that accommodate human error
  • Projects to enhance port services
  • Projects to upgrade rail and roads
  • Projects to enhance transport hubs
  • Targeted improvements to key freight supply chains

Vision Characteristic

  • Co-ordinated land use and infrastructure planning
  • Commercial delivery of road, rail and ports
  • Infrastructure built in accordance with 'safe system' principles
  • Sustainable funding
  • Cost reflective pricing
  • Logistics chain efficiency
  • Transport user charter
  • Public transport system a first choice option providing a cost effective alternative to more road infrastructure
  • Integrated passenger transport system with appropriate services and concessions to alleviate social disadvantage