Various Government reports with a large range of focuses. From the economics and benefits to the local region to the implementation and successful running of Rail trails

Reports Relating to Rail Trails for Further Reading

Victorian Cycle Strategy 2018-2028 The Victorian Cycling Strategy 2018-28 vision is that we will increase the number, frequency and diversity of Victorians cycling for transport by investing in a safer, lower-stress, better-connected network, prioritising strategic cycling corridors and making cycling a more inclusive experience.
Southern Destination Management Plan (NSW) The Destination Southern NSW Regional Destination Management Plan identifies and informs strategic directions and themes that will encourage growth of the region’s visitor economy. DSNSW Region is a truly unique part of New South Wales and Australia that offers a diversity of experiences and landscapes like no other.
Faster Horses, Cycle Tourism Segmentation (WA) In recognition of cycle tourism’s role as a growing niche market, Tourism WA recently funded WestCycle to prepare a draft Cycle Tourism Strategy for Western Australia. The draft Strategy identified two main segments within the cycle tourism market: Destination Cycle Tourists, and Cyclists While on Holiday.
New Zealand Cycle Trails (NZ) This report is a preliminary cost benefit analysis of the Great Rides of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail.
ACT Cycle Strategy This strategy aims to provide a roadmap to assist the ACT Government and key stakeholders, including the private sector, achieve the long-term ambition that Canberra and the region will be recognised as Australia’s cycling destination of choice.
New Zealand Cycle Trail Tourism Summary Quick and simple Summary of key data points from New Zealand’s Executive report
Biosecurity Risks associated with Rail Trails A strategic risk assessment of the biosecurity risks associated with rail trails and prepared for Tumbarumba to Rosewood rail trail NSW.
Monaro Rail Trail Pre-feasibility Assessment This study was a broad look at the case for establishing a recreational trail for cyclists, walkers and runners along the 213 km of the disused rail corridor. It looked at strengths and weaknesses of the proposal and gave some indicative assessments of economic benefits and costs.
Snowy Monaro Destination Management Plan 2019 The Snowy Monaro Regional Council (SMRC), in partnership with the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet commissioned a Destination Management Plan (DMP) for the newly formed Snowy Monaro Local Government Area. The plan has a local focus, though aligns with the Destination Southern NSW DMP and Destination NSW tourism objectives.