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Work category 511 provides for contracted bus public transport services that are set out in the current regional public transport plan (RPTP) prepared in accordance with Part 5 of the Land Transport Management Act 2003.(external link)

Qualifying activities


  • Examples of qualifying activities

    Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to:

    • preparation and management of contracts and monitoring of services
    • contracted bus services
    • on vehicle costs associated with provision for people with disabilities, cycles and prams on-vehicle installation and operational costs associated with public transport technology where included as part of the service contract
    • service variations consistent with the public transport units in the currently adopted RPTP
    • new service improvements provided these are consistent with the public transport units in the currently adopted RPTP
    • the management costs and overheads associated with activities funded under this work category.

    You can discuss with the Transport Agency whether other potential activities not listed above might also be eligible for inclusion in this work category.

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Funding assistance rate

The usual funding assistance rate (FAR) is:

Applying for funding approval

Applications for funding approval should be made through:

Refer to the Public transport activity class guidance for definitions of existing services and improvements.