You may of seen discussions about Yarra City Council meeting on 23 June 2020 and their COVID19 response, here’s where you can get involved and receive updates

Background

Yarra City Council: Making Space in Yarra https://yoursayyarra.com.au/makingspace

“We’re trialling new ways of using Yarra’s roads to help deliver on our commitment to your health, safety and wellbeing during coronavirus (COVID-19).”

On the list so far

  • New pop-up bidirectional bike lane: Park Street, Fitzroy North, between St Georges Road and Nicholson Street.
  • Reallocation of some road space to bike riders: Wellington Street, Collingwood, by removing the left car turn lane at the intersection of Johnston Street and Wellington Street (city bound).
  • Reallocation of some road space to bike riders: Wellington Street, Collingwood, by removing the left car turn lane at the intersection of Alexandra Parade and Wellington Street (city bound).
  • Reallocation of some road space to bike riders: Wellington Street, at the Johnston Street and Nicholson Street intersection, Abbotsford. Subject to Victorian Government approval. The eastbound bus lane on Johnston Street and northbound traffic lane on Nicholson Street will form a partly protected intersection.
  • Reallocation of some road space to bike riders: Gipps Street, Collingwood, by converting the left turning lane at the intersection of Hoddle Street.
  • Reallocation of some road space to bike riders, Coppin Street, Richmond, by removing the left car turning lane on Coppin Street (on the north side of Bridge Road).

Timeline

  1. Council Meeting: Tuesday 23 June 2020: Council formally considers the Making Space projects for implementation.
  2. Preparing for implementation: June to July 2020
  3. Project 1 begins – New pop-up bidirectional bike lane on Park Street, Fitzroy North, July 2020

Register on the Making Space in Yarra page to leave feedback and stay up to date