Proposed projects in South Yarra
We’re seeking your feedback on the proposed pedestrian improvement projects we have identified for South Yarra.
City of Melbourne is completing a pedestrian and road safety study for South Yarra. We have identified a range of projects which will improve connectivity, access, amenity and safety.
We would like you to share your feedback on the proposed pedestrian improvements projects and help us to decide which ones should be prioritised. Complete the online survey to have your say.
If you would like to learn more about the proposed pedestrian improvements before completing the survey, register to attend an online information session and Q&A.
Timeline item 1 - active
6 March to 3 April 2023
Timeline item 2 - incomplete
Online information session and Q&A
18 March, 11am to midday
Timeline item 3 - incomplete
In-person information session and Q&A
22 March, 3.30pm to 4.30pm
We’re seeking your feedback on the proposed pedestrian improvement projects we have identified for South Yarra.
Register to attend the online information session to better understand the pedestrian improvements being proposed before completing the survey.
City of Melbourne’s pedestrian and road safety improvement budget for South Yarra is approximately $500,000.
Projects that are classified as priority one will be constructed in financial year 2024-25. Projects classified as priority two and priority three will be constructed over the next five years.
Most of the proposed projects are on “local streets”, which are owned and managed by the City of Melbourne. However, the signalised intersection with arterial road and traffic signals are managed by Department of Transport and Planning (DTP).
We welcome suggestions for additional pedestrian improvement projects not on this list. Please provide these suggestions in the extra comments section. Although your suggested pedestrian improvements may not be in the scope for this round of projects, they may be considered for future funding.
Improving pedestrian safety and accessibility is core to the vision of the Transport Strategy 2030. Part of the vision aims to make walking on our streets and laneways safe and comfortable with expansive unobstructed footpaths, seating and substantial tree canopy coverage.
This study will review available data, information from previous studies, feedback from local residents and stakeholders to develop a program of works to improve pedestrian connectivity, access, amenity and safety in this neighbourhood.
The key objective of the study is to develop a program of works to improve pedestrian connectivity, access, amenity and safety in this neighbourhood.
Treatments including raised pedestrian crossing, zebra crossing, kerb extensions, refuge islands, shared zone, infrastructure for bikes, reduced speed limit and line marking can be considered for implementation within the study area.
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