Welcome new champion – Rebecca

Streets Alive Yarra is building an online record of broad community support for walking, cycling, public transport and place making. One way that we do this is to have local residents stand …

Election 2020

In October we’ll elect Councillors for the next four years – please vote for candidates that promise to deliver a beautiful, liveable and accessible city. Published 20th September 2020.

Outdoor dining on Swan Street

Ratio:consultants have developed a proposal for outdoor dining on Swan Street. Ratio:consultants found that a precinct wide approach delivered more benefits that individual parklets outside a single eatery. We’re excited …

Yarra adopts parking maximums

At the Council Meeting on 1st September 2020, the City of Yarra resolved to adopt parking maximums. The maximum car parking rate applies in the commercial areas of Cremorne, at …

Support for road closures

The Western Australia Department of Transport has released draft guidance for local area traffic management. Section 8 discusses filtered permeability with road closures, with an example on Macrae Road. The …

Streets for people in Melbourne

The City of Melbourne has announced that the city’s Little Streets will become more pedestrian friendly to allow for social distancing and encourage a return to the CBD when COVID-19 …

Auckland’s Business Case for Walking

Auckland City Council published a Business Case for Walking: The report describes how the urban realm has value: And that walking has productivity benefits for businesses: To provide appropriate infrastructure, …

NSW street treatments for COVID

Transport for New South Wales has published a guide to street treatments for COVID recovery. The guide explains why changes are required: And how the NSW State Government is empowering …

Transurban mobility trends from COVID

Transurban have released an industry report on urban mobility trends from COVID-19. The report describes a range of implications for transport networks, pointing out that demand for public transport will …

Fixing transport congestion

In March 2020 Infrastructure Victoria released their report ‘Good Move – Fixing Transport Congestion‘. Problem The report points out that if we don’t change, several things will get worse, including …