Mobility and Access Zones

We all want to be able to move around, and get to where we need to go. Unfortunately, our streets create a barrier for many people, because they are really …

Priority for Budget 2023/24

The City of Yarra is asking residents and ratepayers to suggest what the priority should be for the Budget 2023/24, at Your Say Yarra. Budget importance Although the City of …

Better parking for better places

The Committee for Sydney has released a barnstorming report that advocates for multiple reforms to on-street parking, aligning with asks from Streets Alive Yarra: The report points out that on-street …

Yarra’s parking subsidy 2022

The City of Yarra has about 47,000 on-street car parking bays, which are offered at a subsidised price that is below the market rate. The total annual subsidy can be …

Eliminating the deficit

The council budget for 2022/2023 was adopted last week, with the officer report stating that council is facing a loss in excess of $50 million from COVID: The Municipal Monitor’s …

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 …

Parking in Auckland

Auckland Transport have released a discussion paper to promote a discussion with Aucklanders about parking. What is interesting is that most of the content also applies to the City of …