Physical Activity Strategy 2021-2031

Council officers have published a draft Physical Activity Strategy 2021-2031 and recommended that councillors adopt it at the council meeting on 7th September 2021. It effectively replaces the Sports Strategy …

Chapel Street design winner

The winner of the Institute of Transportation Engineers Australian & New Zealand design competition for Chapel Street has been announced – congratulations to the team at S.W.E.N.gineers. Design proposal The …

Gear Change one year on

The UK Department for Transport have released a report describing the progress they’ve made since they issued the “Gear Change” policy one year ago. Strong support from the Prime Minister …

Support for DoT bike lanes

This evening council will consider agenda item 9.1, a motion to express support for the pop-up bike lanes constructed by the state government Department of Transport (DoT) on Heidelberg Road, …

Making Sydney a cycling city

The Committee for Sydney has published a report “Making Sydney a Cycling City“: The report identifies a 10 step plan, of which steps 1, 2, 3, and 4 are “fund …

Hobsons Bay leading the way

Congratulations to Hobsons Bay City Council, for proposing a range of safe travel infrastructure as part of their Local Area Movement Plans. This is top quality work, leading the way …

Population and politics

As Yarra’s population increases by 50% to 2040, our population density will increase, and our local government politics will change to more closely resemble other dense cities, such as New …

Results of engagement on community vision

Council has released a report presenting some results from engagement on the community vision: The results align with previous community engagements, showing strong support for more trees, infrastructure for active …