Palmerston North's central business district is centred around a large central reserve known as The Square. All CBD precincts are within walking distance of each other.
Horizons Regional Council runs bus services in Palmerston North. Bus travel is free for Massey University and UCOL students and staff. For all information about local bus services, visit the Horizons website. Horizons also provides an app for smartphones and tablets called GoHorizons to make it even easier to plan your bus journey.
Palmerston North has an extensive network of cycle lanes, trails, tracks and purpose built parks.