Getting us out of the sidings

The need for reform of our transport administration


Ross Clark

7/20/20231 min read

Timaru Railway Station
Timaru Railway Station

As we rethink the provision of transport, both in infrastructure and in services, we also need to think about whether our transport administration, designed in an earlier time, is capable of delivering what we want it to. In this paper, I go through the structure of our transport administration, explain how it got to where it is, and what we now need, and don't need, to change.