Environment Policy & Plans



10 documents found

A Global High Shift Cycling Scenario

This report provides a global assessment of the potential for increasing travel by bicycle and the impact on energy use, CO2 emissions and a range of cost factors.

Thu 3rd Dec 2015

City of Melbourne Transport Strategy

The strategy has six key directions which represent the most important aspects of this strategy and outline the areas in which the City of Melbourne’s advocacy and actions will be concentrated.

Fri 16th Mar 2012

Sustainable Mountain Biking Strategy

The strategy outlines the planning requirements for new trails, specifies track design requirements and highlights a small number of priority projects. It also encourages continued partnerships between the National Parks and Wildlife Service and mountain biking groups.

Wed 5th Oct 2011

Our Cities, Our Future - A National Urban Policy

In May 2011, the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport released Our Cities, Our Future. The National Urban Policy clearly identifies that active travel and public transport are key factors in improving the productivity, sustainability and liveability of Australian cities.

Wed 22nd Jun 2011

Tasmanian Mountain Bike Plan

The Tasmanian Mountain Bike Plan, released in December 2009, provides a framework for the coordinated development, management and marketing of mountain bike opportunities in Tasmania.

Fri 29th Apr 2011

An Australian Vision for Active Transport

This report, prepared by the Australia Local Government Association, Bus Industry Confederation, Cycling Promotion Fund, National Heart Foundation of Australia and International Association of Public Transport, calls on the Australian Government to make a major commitment to driving active transport in Australia.

Thu 28th Oct 2010

Blueprint for an active Australia

This 2009 report by the Australian Heart Foundation is based on research the Foundation conducted which indicated that residents in Australia’s major capital cities would prefer to be able to walk to a local bus stop than have a large backyard. The Australian results are consistent with earlier UK data that demonstrates a direct link between street quality and property prices.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

Integrated Transport and Land Use Strategy

This 2007 strategy is an excellent example of sustainable planning and design towards an improved transport future for the City of Ryde. The document is a strategic plan integrating transport options with land use planning requirements. It provides a series of actions and recommendations, structured around a city-wide approach.

Thu 16th Sep 2010

Melbourne 2030: Planning for sustainable growth

Melbourne 2030 is the Victorian Government’s planning blueprint to manage Melbourne’s growth towards 2030. Melbourne is forecast to add 1 million new residents by 2030 and this plan commits to developing a more compact, sustainable city. Reducing car use through the encouragement of cycling is central to this objective.

Thu 16th Sep 2010

Sustainable Streets

In the Spring of 2008, NYCDOT released Sustainable Streets, its new strategic plan. The plan laid out, for the first time ever, a clear and detailed transportation policy for New York City; one that promised a new direction. 

Wed 15th Sep 2010