Council consultation

Council consultation shows that Yarra residents and ratepayers support safe, active and sustainable transport:

Source: Council Plan community consultation

The Liveable Yarra project identified that residents value the ability to walk or cycle to meet daily needs:

Source: Liveable Yarra project

Council Plan

The Council Plan acknowledges that Yarra has more people who walk or cycle, or who don’t own cars, compared to other municipalities:

Image credit: Council Plan 2017-21

School students

Yarra school students support safe and active transport, as this is the key to their personal mobility.

Source: Council minutes

Facebook likes

Streets Alive Yarra has over 2,000 likes on Facebook:

This compares with 10,000 likes for Yarra City Council. Assuming that Facebook is representative of residents and ratepayers, this suggests that 20% of people clearly support safe & active transport, which is a high value for a single issue.

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