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Greater Newcastle Future Transport Plan


Future Transport 2056 comprises an overarching strategy and a suite of supporting plans. It is an update of NSW’s Long Term Transport Master Plan released in 2012. It has been developed in concert with the Greater Sydney Commission’s A Metropolis of Three Cities, Infrastructure NSW’s State Infrastructure Strategy, and the DPE’s Regional Plans, to provide an integrated vision for the state.

The Greater Newcastle Future Transport Plan is a key Supporting Plan in the Future Transport 2056 suite, and is aligned with the Regional NSW Services and Infrastructure Plan and the NSW Freight and Ports Plan due to be released in 2018. In addition, it was developed in collaboration with the Department of Planning and Environment’s Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Plan 2036 and has been informed by the Department of Premier and Cabinet’s A 20-Year Economic Vision for Regional NSW.

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Six principles for Future Transport

The Future Transport 2056 Strategy is focused on six key principles for the future of mobility in the state, which together aim to positively impact the economy, communities and environment of NSW.

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