Sustainability at Transport
We’re working to make NSW a better place to live, work and visit by connecting people and communities and making journeys more sustainable.
Through our Transport Sustainability Plan and annual reporting on our progress, we're reaffirming our commitment to sustainability and to improving social, economic and environmental outcomes for customers and communities.
To read more about our goals, challenges, achievements and annual progress, visit sustainability.transport.nsw.gov.au
Delivering a sustainable transport system for NSW
We are committed to delivering transport services, projects, operations and programs in a manner that balances economic environmental and social issues to ensure a sustainable transport system for NSW.
Our approach to sustainability is guided by the policy context in which we operate and responds to a number of key strategic and regulatory drivers. Key internal drivers include, but are not limited to:
- Future Transport
- Transport for NSW Environment and Sustainability Policy
- Transport Net Zero and Climate Change Policy
We have also developed a number of tools specific to project delivery to assist projects to achieve Transport's sustainability policy objectives.
Our Sustainable Design Guidelines Version 4.0 is compromised of three documents. These are:
- NSW Sustainable Design Guidelines Version 4.0 – Supporting Tools Document ST-146 (PDF, 2.56 MB)
- Sustainable Design Guidelines Checklist FT-249 (R3) (ZIP, 632.29 KB)
Projects pursuing an Infrastructure Sustainability or GreenStar rating are not required to apply the Sustainable Design Guidelines.
The Carbon Estimate and Reporting Tool (CERT) and guidelines have been designed to assist with the measurement and reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions during design and construction.
- Carbon Estimate Reporting Tool (ZIP, 2.18 MB)
- Carbon Estimate Reporting Tool Manual SD-100 (PDF, 4.57 MB)
The Climate Risk Assessment Guideline provides contractors and our stakeholders with support on how to complete a Climate Risk Assessment.
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