Raising the Profile of Walking and Cycling in New Zealand – a guide for decision-makers [PDF, 1.9 MB]highlights the range of benefits that can be gained from creating safe and convenient walking and cycling networks in our towns and cities.

The guide discusses the benefits that walking and cycling bring about, looks at the current state of affairs for these modes in New Zealand, and considers the initiatives that could be implemented to increase the number of people walking and cycling as a means of transport and for enjoyment.

The main audiences for this guide are decision-makers and key influencers in government, particularly at the regional and local level.

Members of the public who are interested in participating in regional or local transport planning will also find the guide useful.