This report has been prepared for the UFTI project team. It is a desktop study which collates tangata whenua perspectives relating to urban growth and associated infrastructure and transport needs within the Western Bay of Plenty sub-region.
This report is a peer review of the Programme Business Case and building blocks of UFTI.
The principles focus on elements of urban design and urban planning of critical importance to achieving the benefits of the optimal UFTI programme. June 2020
This report documents the transport modelling undertaken to inform the Urban Form and Transport Initiative (UFTI) Programme Business Case. June 2020
Provides a detailed assessment of possible scenarios and outlines the elements that the UFTI partners agreed should be incorporated into the optimal programme. 2020
Provides an assessment of the relative costs and benefits of the different components of each transport programme and helps us understand the potential benefits per dollar invested for each option. June 2020
This report looks at options for funding implementation and examines the advantages and disadvantages of the different funding options available to the partners. June 2020
This report identifies strategies that would help meet current and future needs for right-sized social and affordable housing in Tauranga and the Western Bay.
A high-level feasibility assessment of a metro rail service for the Western Bay of Plenty under different scenarios.
This report builds on the extensive work completed to date and identifies the opportunities for making a significant shift in transport mode share over the next 10, 20, and 30 years.2020
These report draws insights from other cities who have experienced similar growth cycles to what our sub-region has seen in recent years. Part 1 2019
This report draw insights from other cities who have experienced similar growth cycles to what our sub-region has seen in recent years. Part 2; 2020
This work helps us identify where housing would be located under different scenarios. We used this work to help build the programmes presented in the UFTI Interim Report.2020
This report pulls together existing information to help us understand potential growth in freight movements through the western Bay of Plenty sub-region and what they might mean for the future of the transport system.2020
2019 Constraints considered include areas at risk of sea level rise, high quality soils, natural hazards, culturally and ecologically important sites and other factors set out in this report.
In October 2019 UFTI released its first technical report about the Western Bay of Plenty sub-region’s economy and its key drivers.
This technical report summarises the findings from more than 30 community engagement processes completed by the partner councils and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. 2019
This SmartGrowth report identify whether there is a need for an additional urban growth area in the Eastern Corridor of the western Bay of Plenty and includes a preliminary assessment against the objectives of the 2013 SmartGrowth Strategy. 2019
UFTI’s Interim Report presents four possible land use and transport concepts for the future of the western Bay of Plenty, with an opportunity for informal feedback.
UFTI’s Multi Criteria Assessment (MCA) analysis sets out all of the nine programmes we have considered, and the expert analysis of those programmes against investment objectives and other assessment criteria used by the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Treasury.
In August 2019 the UFTI project team achieved its first milestone, completing the Draft Foundation Report. This Foundation Report is our case for change and is an important step in our journey as we look to re-imagine and shape what our sub-region can be in the future.