As COVID-19 restrictions ease and Melbourne begins to reactivate and recover, we want to make it as easy as possible to welcome people safely back to our streets.
From Little Lonsdale to Flinders Lane, we’re making changes that will create more for people to walk, shop and dine – while still maintaining physical distance.
Learn more about what's changing in our Little Streets and share your experiences below.
Timeline item 1 - complete
Transport Strategy 2030 endorsed by Future Melbourne Committee
15 October 2019
Timeline item 2 - complete
Key stakeholders engaged to inform detailed design of Little Streets
Timeline item 3 - complete
Little Streets phase 1 implementation
Roll-out of new 20 km/h speed limits and shared zones
Timeline item 4 - complete
Extended outdoor dining applications open
1 October 2020
Timeline item 5 - active
Community consultation and ongoing user experience
Community feedback collected throughout this time will help us monitor and identify where improvements are needed in implementing this project.
December 2020 to April 2021
Timeline item 6 - active
Little Streets phase 2 implementation
Staged installation of planter boxes and street trees, cafe dining infrastructure, bicycle parking and graphic artworks.
Rolled out over two stages:
- December 2020 to January 2021
- February to March 2021