The Active and Public Transport Working Group (formerly the Active Transport Working Group) was re-established by the Canterbury Regional Transport Committee (RTC) to help facilitate regional coordination and monitoring of active and public transport outcomes that encourage greater use of walking and cycling (known as “active transport”) and public transport in Canterbury, in line with the Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding (GPS) and the targets of the Regional Land Transport Strategy (RLTS), and the New Zealand Transport Strategy (NZTS).
The functions of the Active and Public Transport Working Group are to:
Membership of the group is made up of the Public Health advisor from the RTC (as the chair), with other members representing walking, cycling and the public passenger transport sector as well as the New Zealand Transport Agency, Ministry of Transport, NZ Police and Territorial Local Authorities.
The Active and Passenger Transport Working Group prepare submissions on proposed policy initiatives, guidelines and specific projects. Submissions will be posted here once they have been made.
To contact the Group on any Active Transport matter or for Public Passenger Transport matters, please contact Customer Services.
The Active and Public Transport Working Group report back as an agenda item to the Regional Transport Committee's regular meetings. Agendas and minutes for RTC can be found at this page.
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