Collingwood is designated as Council’s Local Area Place Making (LAPM) precinct #12, bounded by Johnston Street, Hoddle Street, Victoria Parade, and Smith Street.

Image credit: City of Yarra, Google Maps.

Context

Collingwood is a residential neighbourhood, with declared arterials on three boundaries (north, south and east). To the west, Smith Street is the local shopping street, and is not a declared arterial.

Image credit: VicRoads

Within the neighbourhood, north-south movement can occur on Wellington Street, which is calmed to 30 km/h and has protected bicycle lanes.

East-west movement can occur on Langridge Street, which has painted bicycle lanes.

Langridge Street. Image credit: Google Maps.

30 km/h zone

Collingwood is just south of the 30 km/h zone trialled by the City of Yarra.

30 km/h trial zone and control zone. Image credit: City of Yarra.

Previous review

Collingwood was last assessed in 2014-2015. Back then they were called called “Local Area Traffic Management” not “Local Area Place Making”. LAPM reviews are a once in a decade opportunity to persuade Council to invest decent money in infrastructure such as a 30 km/h zone, better footpaths, bicycle paths, trees, pocket parks or street closures.

LATM plan for Collingwood. Image credit: City of Yarra.

Suggested improvements

Collingwood can become safer and more attractive to live in if the whole area becomes a 30 km/h superblock.

Image credit: City of Yarra.

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Contact us to be our local champion for Collingwood LAPM 12. View our champions on our supporters page.

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