Walmer Plaza - "Option B" at Abbotsford/Kew

Walmer Plaza – “Option B” at Abbotsford/Kew

Time is running out for Walmer Street decision: on this weeks program, Chris speaks to new Yarra Mayor, Cr Amanda Stone about the continuing Walmer Street Plaza impasse, will community concerns be acted upon by developers and Richard Wynne, Victorian Planning Minister, with a decision now overdue and imminent?

News includes the 119th Austral Wheelrace, new look Brunswick velodrome, news from Hobsons Bay Council with Laverton Creek shared path now open between McCormack Park and State Baseball Softball Centre, and Freewheeling, a travelling exhibition from the National Museum of Australia opening this week at Scienceworks in Spotwood.

In related transport news, The Atlantic’s CityLab reports on the US Department of Transport releasing “a plain-language toolkit to help citizens weigh in on all kinds of projects – so they can thwart the bad ones”