Council's vision is for a city where everyone can travel around safely and freely. The Safe and Sustainable Journeys team at Council support NZTA's strategic commitment of 'great Journeys to keep NZ moving'.
The Safe & Sustainable Journeys team falls under the Infrastructure Group at Rotorua Lakes Council. They operate primarily to support our community to be safe road users. Safe and Sustainable Journey's programmes have a particular focus on the more vulnerable road users in our community such as children, elderly and those with disabilities.
Key areas of work include:
- Road safety education
- Sustainable Journeys education; walking, cycling, Bikes in Schools, Bike Ready cycle skills education in schools (in partnership with NZTA and ACC)
- Public Transport Operations (in partnership with the Bay Of Plenty Regional Council)
- Accessibility (in partnership with CCS Disability)
- Urban Cycle Network Infrastructure programme, known as the CyWay