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Doncaster Rd Traffic Up by 35% not Down 0.8% !

The Manningham council’s Traffic consultants GTA made predictions in 2002, stating how the traffic on Doncaster Rd would DECREASE by 0.8% over the next 10 years, however that has proven very Wrong.  ( Now UP by 35%) See article below GTA have now been engaged by Manningham again to predict the traffic for Doncaster Hill […]

Tell it to the State Gov. Planners.

We were Happy to see this invite arrive in the email today.. “Have your say on improving Victoria’s planning system” Your submission must be in by August 31st ! – use our samples below. Why are we happy ? well as I have said previously The apartment development issue, (and the greater DD08 zone issue,) […]

Bike path cost a bit steep, Bicycles & Expert Consultants !

This one just in from Warren, the champion for the bike riders and pedestrians amongst us.. Part 2 Julip, I would appreciate it if you could arrange it for the website. It should also be in tomorrow’s paper. There is more to this story than meets the eye, either there was an instruction not to […]

8 yrs, 3 costly Pedestrian/Cycling plans, and not a single reference to unsafe gradients !

This one just in from Warren, the champion for the bike riders and pedestrians amongst us.. Part 1 From: Warren [address not published] Sent: Thursday, 7 July 2011 12:01 PM To: Manningham Leader Subject: Dual paths,   Letter for residents comments After 8 years and substantial revenue directed towards the promotion of three costly Pedestrian/Cycling […]

High Density Hell – Puttin the word on the Street !

Well we all realise that a couple of neighbors, even a couple of streets, upset with a single development, will struggle to get Goliath to move. So this weekend we are putting the word on the street. Throughout Manningham, 6080 of our closest neighbors,  zoned just like us in the Developers Delight (DD08,) will find […]

High Density, NO – awareness is Key

For any of us to engage the council enough to change this overcooked High Density policy’s direction, it will take a public uproar, and many voices shouting together.Therefore I think it will be necessary to start an awareness campaign. We need to spread the word, let everyone know it could happen next door to their […]

Welcome to the Curlew Blog

At the Curlew Blog we hope to share information about the un-sustainable madness Manningham Council is pursuing. Building High Density Apartments inside small courts, or other suburbia, and believing it will have no negative impact on Traffic, Parking, or neighborhood character is ludicrous. The Process for Residents to Object to these developments is far from […]