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Auckland Transport (AT) is responsible for the planning, design, delivery and operations of the complete multi-modal transport system of the Auckland region.

Relationship between plans and strategies

AT plans and operates Auckland's transport system using a series of strategies and plans. They include documents led by Auckland Council and Auckland Transport, as well as guidance from Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and the Ministry of Transport (MoT).

The relationship between these strategies and plans is set out in the Auckland Transport Strategic Planning Architecture diagram.

You can view the individual plans and strategies by Auckland Transport or the Auckland Council, NZTA and MoT plans and strategies available on their websites.

Watch our YouTube video to see how these plans and strategies are implemented to keep Auckland region moving.

The Auckland Transport Strategic Planning Architecture

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Text description of the Auckland Transport Strategic Planning Architecture diagram

Download the Auckland Transport Strategic Planning Architecture diagram (PNG 786KB).

Auckland Transport's plans and strategies

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Regional Land Transport Plan

The RLTP is a plan of how transport delivery agencies intend to respond to growth and other challenges facing Auckland over the next 10 years.

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Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP)

The AT Board approved the 2018-2028 Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP) at its 12 February 2019 Board Meeting.

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Roads and Streets Framework

Auckland Transport's assessment tool to determine the movement, place and modal priorities of each road in Auckland.

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Future Connect - Auckland Transport's Network Plan

Future Connect is Auckland Transport's 10-year network plan for Auckland’s integrated transport system.

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Parking strategy

The AT parking strategy sets out our approach to managing parking in Auckland.

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Asset Management Plan

The Asset Management Plan sets out how AT manages and maintains transport assets that are essential to connect people and move goods across Auckland.

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Auckland freight plan

The Auckland freight plan identifies the critical challenges for freight movement, desired outcomes, and an action plan to achieve those outcomes.

Shared Mobility Roadmap Strategy

On-demand and shared mobility roadmap

AT plans to shape Auckland’s future transport network by expanding access to on-demand and shared travel options.

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Waiheke 10 Year Transport Plan

The Waiheke 10 Year Transport Plan is a collaborative multi-modal plan developed by AT and the Waiheke Local Board.

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Vision Zero

Auckland Transport's safety strategy to eliminate deaths and serious injuries from the transport system.


City Centre Bus Plan

The Bus Reference Case (BRC) provides a "single point of reference" on the future of the bus network in the Auckland.

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Network Operating Plan

The Network Operating Plan informs how we manage the transport system on a day-to-day basis.

Auckland Council, NZTA and MoT plans and strategies

Plan or strategy Description Developed by
Auckland Plan - available on the Auckland Council website. The central guiding vision and objectives for the future form and shape of Auckland Auckland Council
Auckland Transport Alignment Project - available on the Ministry of Transport website. Agreement on core challenges and responses to transport needs in Auckland Auckland Council, Auckland Transport, NZTA and MoT
Government Policy Statement on Land Transport (GPS) - available on the Ministry of Transport website. The government's core objectives for transport across New Zealand, which shape investment decisions MoT
Auckland Long Term Plan - available on the Auckland Council website. The combined council 10 year investment plan Auckland Council
National Land Transport Programme - available on the NZTA website. The combined 10 year national transport investment plan NZTA