A user hierarchy provides guidance to street designers and streets users, to help allocate our limited (and contested) street space and budget. An example is this transport user hierarchy from Wellington (NZ):
User hierarchy in Yarra
Yarra adopted a Strategic Transport Statement in 2006, which shows a ‘hierarchy of transport modes’:
Yarra also proposes to adopt a ‘transport hierarchy’ in Clause 18.02-1L of Amendment C269 to the Yarra Planning Scheme.