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 …

DoT support for Elizabeth St bike lanes

The Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management (AITPM) recently hosted a seminar on Making Space for People: Speakers included representatives from GTA/Stantec, the Department of Transport (DoT), and the …

Active Victoria Refresh Discussion Paper

Streets Alive Yarra has submitted feedback to Sport and Recreation Victoria regarding the planned refresh of the Active Victoria strategy. We asked for the refreshed strategy to include, and highlight, …

Streets are for everyone

Leading health & research organisations have collaborated to release a consensus statement “Streets are for everyone“: The statement makes three core recommendations: Based on a solid, positive business case: And …

Nicholson Street traffic calming

Item 8.2 on the agenda for the Yarra Council meeting on 16th March 2021 is a report on the trial of traffic calming in Nicholson Street. The report recommends the …

Draft 30-year infrastructure strategy

Infrastructure Victoria have released Victoria’s draft 30-year infrastructure strategy for community consultation. It’s a 274 page report with 95 recommendations, covering: Confront long-term challenges Manage urban change Harness infrastructure for …

WHO guidelines on physical activity

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has updated their guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour, stating that “every move counts”. The guidelines make recommendations for different cohorts of people, such …

Chapel Street Realisation Project

Chapel Street in the City of Stonnington is the continuation of Church Street in the City of Yarra. The Stonnington Bicycle User Group has published a report “The Chapel Street …

Urban design guidelines

The Victorian state government published urban design guidelines in 2017, to: support state agencies, local government and the urban development sector to deliver, functional and enjoyable places for people to …