Gipps Street is an east-west street in Collingwood and Abbotsford, joining the protected bike lanes on Wellington Street with the Main Yarra Trail, and near to both the Collingwood Town Hall and Collingwood Station.

Location of Gipps Street. Image credit: Apple Maps, highlight from Streets Alive Yarra.

Improvements to bike lanes

In June 2022 council improved the bike lanes on Gipps Street:

Wombat crossing

In September 2022 council added a wombat crossing:

Image credit: Streets Alive Yarra.

Gipps Street steps

The notorious Gipps Street Steps, on the Main Yarra Trail, are being replaced with a ramp. Construction should be completed by mid 2024.

Upcoming ramp at Gipps Street. Image credit: Parks Victoria.

How you can help

You can help by appearing on the Streets Alive Yarra website as a champion for your local street, neighbourhood, or school.

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