Transport Policy & Plans



35 documents found

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

Victorian Bicycle Network Planning

This page provides links to the various bicycle networks associated with VicRoads.

Wed 15th 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