Yarra can learn from Paris

Walking, cycling and public transport can work well in a large city like metropolitan Melbourne, just like it does in metropolitan Paris. In particular, the City of Yarra is comparable to the inner suburbs of Paris, within the Paris ring road.

The Paris ring road overlayed on Melbourne. Image credit: Apple Maps, Google Maps, Streets Alive Yarra.

Yarra is an ideal location to replicate Paris’ boom in walking and cycling.

Place making, Paris-style

Check out this article on how Paris is leading the way by reallocating space to walking, biking and place making:

Market day in Paris. Image credit: Social Life Project.

How you can help

You can help by appearing on the Streets Alive Yarra website as a champion for your local street, neighbourhood, or school.

Let’s build a beautiful, liveable and accessible city