Journal

M9

The ‘M9’ are a group of Melbourne inner city councils: M9 objectives are to: M9 have identified six strategic priorities, including active transport: Priorities for active transport include funding and …

Parking maximums in West Melbourne

Amendment c385melb has been gazetted by the state government Planning Minister, eliminating parking minimums and imposing parking maximums: Our view Streets Alive Yarra supports the amendment. We’d like to see …

Off-street parking fees in Yarra

The price for off-street parking in Yarra varies by location, up to an average of $4,600 per year in Fitzroy. Pricing was determined by averaging the prices obtained from surveys …

Auckland’s parking subsidy

Auckland Council has estimated that they subsidise on-street parking by NZ$1 billion per year: The value was announced in the council meeting on 31st March 2022, listen between 18:00 and …

Democracy Agenda – publish reports

The Australia Institute has published a democracy agenda for the 47th Parliament: Including a recommendation that reports from consultants be published: This mirrors the proposal made by Streets Alive Yarra …

Driving Reform

The Joint Select Committee on Road Safety presented its final report, Driving Reform: final report for the Inquiry into Road Safety, to the House of Representatives and the Senate on 25 March …

Amsterdam street design standards

The City of Amsterdam has released its Red Book (Handboek Rood), with design standards for many details of street design. An accompanying publication is the Green Book with standards for …

National Preventive Health Strategy

The Australian Government has released the National Preventive Health Strategy 2021-2030, with a vision to improve the health and wellbeing of all Australians, and a focus on increasing physical activity …

Open Government council trees

Following on from our previous articles on: Open Government, and Open Government – CEO salary, and Open Government – councillor briefings; we suggest that a commitment to Open Government should …