The policy framework sets out a 9-point plan for supporting an increase in walkning, cycling and public transport. These are:
- Develop an integrated national active transport strategy that embraces policy and planning for the major components: walking; cycling; and public transport.
- Develop clear and realistic targets for activetransport and physical activity outcomes.
- Provide local government authorities with substantial, sustained and targeted funding for active transport.
- Support the development and widespread application of Healthy Spaces and Places planning principles.
- Encourage active domestic tourism by funding major regional projects such as rail trails, cycleroutes and hiking tracks.
- Promote a safe environment for people who choose to walk, cycle or take public transport and review jurisdictional approaches to the legislative protection of vulnerable road users.
- Fund social marketing programs to promote the many benefits of walking and cycling for people of all ages.
- Support cycle training and pedestrian education in schools.
- Provide incentives for employers to encourage employees to walk, cycle or take public transport to work.