Regional growth and development can have adverse effects on transport systems. For example ribbon development along highways can result in the need for slower speed restrictions. Transport infrastructure, such as roads and public transport, is also needed to support new growth and development. Find out more about how we manage regional transport issues.
The following map shows the key current and future roading projects in the northern Waikato region. These are large and expensive projects. The New Zealand Transport Agency is increasingly requiring good land use planning before it will release money for such roading projects. Click on the image to view a larger, high resolution, version.