Category: Pedestrians

DONCASTER HILL FUTURE GRIDLOCK

A SYMPTOM OF NO INTERCONNECTED STREET SYSTEM “Square-block street grids are a fixture of modern urban life—as unremarkable as the clouds in the sky—and they’re rooted in far more planning than most people ever notice. From street width to block lengths, grid choices deeply affect the look and feel of our neighborhoods, and how we […]

APPLEWOOD PEDESTRIAN LIGHTS

After ten years of broken promises from Local and State Governments the residents of Applewood Retirement Village and its surrounding community will at last be able to safely cross Tram Road. Works will be starting on this important road upgrade mid-February and are expected to be complete in May 2021. Tram Road, a four lane […]

COUNCILLOR DIVISION NO RECORD IN MINUTES

 COUNCILLORS WHO REFUSED TO SUPPORT TRAFFIC STUDY SOUTH OF DONCASTER RD Councillor Gough, despite the childish interruptions from one particular Councillor, a cheer leader for the administration, and challenges to its relevance while speaking to his motion, was still able to obtain a majority vote determining that the Manningham Infrastructure Services Unit immediately undertake: 1. […]

CIRCULAR PEDESTRIAN OVERPASS PROPOSED

PRECINCT 8, (Intersection of Doncaster Road and Tram Road), Pedestrian Overpass Council’s Draft Urban Masterplan suggests that this key intersection should have a strong pedestrian function. A pedestrian overpass is proposed as a means of connecting and unifying this busy node. Any overpass must be outstanding in terms of its design as this is the […]