Many other world class cities are bringing their streets alive by allocating more space to walking, cycling and public transport. Yarra can do this too.
London is spending more than A$2 billion over the next four years to implement its Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, part of its Safe Streets for London plan. It has also implemented a congestion charge to reduce traffic.
Barcelona is building superblocks, with quiet, walkable 10 km/h streets surrounded by key access streets:
Vancouver has invested in safe travel infrastructure, lifting the modal share of active transport (walking, cycling, transit) to 50%:
Zurich has spent the last couple of decades building a world class multi-modal transportation system:
Designing a world class city
World class cities can be designed and built – existing cities can be improved and converted into world class cities. Yarra can do this too: