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Public Transport policy and planning documents

Updated 11 September 2020 9:34am

Regional Land Transport Plan

A Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) is the blueprint for a network that will keep the Wellington region vibrant, on the move and enable it to grow and meet future needs.

It also includes a programme of all the land transport activities in the region that we need funding for over the next six years.

A RLTP must be prepared every six financial years by the Regional Transport Committee, in accordance with the consultation principles specified in section 82 of the Local Government Act 2002.

The new RLTP replaces and combines the existing Regional Land Transport Strategy, including all the corridor and implementation plans, and the Regional Land Transport Programme for Wellington.

Regional Public Transport Plan

The Wellington Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP) sets the direction for public transport in the region for the next 10 years. It gives effect to the public transport service components of the Wellington Regional Land Transport Strategy 2010-2040 (RLTS), and aims to deliver an effective, efficient and integrated transport network for the people of Wellington.

The plan outlines several significant changes to improve the region's public transport, including:

  • Redesigned train services giving people more travel options
  • Simpler bus network with more coverage
  • Modernising our bus fleet
  • Simpler fares with standard discounts across the network.
in the region for the next 10 years. It gives effect to the public transport service components 
of the Wellington Regional Land Transport Strategy 2010-40 (RLTS), and aims to deliver an 
effective, effi cient and integrated public transport network for the people of Wellington.
Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) has prepared this draft PT Plan in consultation 
with stakeholders for community consultation.
1.2 Reason for this review 
This draft PT Plan is an update on the 2011 Plan. It takes account of new legislation and 
responds to a number of new proposals for the public transport network. The major 
changes are:
> A new legal requirement to identify the services that are integral to the Metlink network – 
see sections 4.3 and appendix 1. These services have been allocated to operational ‘units’, 
with each unit made up of a service route or group of routes and having its own 
operating contract
> Proposals to implement:
• The Wellington public transport spine 
• A new Wellington City bus network and changes to the bus fl eet
• Rail Scenario 1 from the Wellington Regional Rail Plan3
• A fare structure review and introduce integrated fares and ticketing across the 
Metlink netwo