Bridge Road Glebe changes from single lane to two lanes for a short distance along the Blackwattle Bay […]
Sydney is filled with canals, funnelling water into the Parramatta, Cooks, Nepean, and other water courses. These spaces […]
On Saturday, the 28th August we held our Annual General Meeting, and we welcome the new WalkSydney committee […]
WalkSydney is a community group working to make it easier, safer, and more pleasant to walk in Greater […]
The review of traffic in Bulli and Thirroul by TfNSW is open for feedback until July 30th. WalkSydney […]
Transport for NSW are proposing 2 ramp options to increase active transport participation along the Sydney Harbour Bridge. WalkSydney are generally supportive of the moves to upgrade the cycling accessibility and amenity and prefer the linear option from a safety perspective.
A selection of some of the wonderful arguments put forward for why we can’t have 30km/h local streets. […]
Spotted by our friend Pushie Pedlar again last month, road signage prioritising communication to motorists, whilst compromising safe […]
BIKEast and WalkSydney are pleased to make a joint submission on the Draft Maroubra Junction Masterplan. Our key points are:
1. Improved placemaking – prioritisation of people and community
2. Designing priority transport connectivity – based on the Transport for NSW Road User Space Allocation policy and the related Walking Space Guide
3. Improved pedestrian facilities – based on the relaxed Transport for NSW policy which allows councils to decide where they install pedestrian crossings on unclassified roads
4. Connecting the local cycling network with safe infrastructure – to encourage local trips by active transport
5. Lower road speeds to improve safety for all road users and especially pedestrians and people riding bicycles
Willoughby Council consults on crossings for school kids. Willoughby Council wants to inform residents about a program to construct 13 raised pedestrian crossings (also known as wombat crossings) to improve safety of school children in the local area.
WalkSydney is pleased to make a submission on Sustainable Burwood Strategy. Our main 3 points:
1. Prioritise good air quality by reducing motor vehicle emissions and improving pedestrian facilities.
2. Prioritise quality pedestrian facilities to encourage walking and benefit community health and sustainable transport
3. Incorporate strong accountability into the council’s sustainability strategy process
The popular laneways of Melbourne are being redesigned for people on foot. (Walk this way: Melbourne’s little streets […]
We need to make road safety a major conversation. This conversation involves all of us: how can we […]
Randwick Council has announced new and upgraded pedestrian crossings in Sydney’s east. These improvements are centred around schools and the surrounding streets and is supported by NSW stimulus funding.
WalkSydney is joining the United Nations #Love30 campaign because 30km/h saves lives and improves liveability! We are calling […]
NSW has set a target of zero fatalities and serious injuries on our roads by 2056 as part of our Future Transport Strategy. Transport for NSW are now developing a new, five year action plan to build on the success of Road Safety Plan 2021 (target of reducing road fatalities by 30 per cent from 2008–2010 levels by 2021). This new Plan will include 2030 trauma reduction targets, which are the next step in moving towards the goal of zero trauma on NSW roads.
WalkSydney is pleased to make a submission on the new NSW Design and Place State Environmental Planning Policy […]
Canterbury Bankstown Council are about to embark on the upgrade / widening of the Cooks River underpass. Construction is expected to start at the end of May 2021 and take approximately 6 months. During this time, the underpass will be closed.
Problem: There is not enough tree canopy, and so temperatures will got hot. Problem: Sterile environments worsen mental […]
Pedestrians and cyclists run a high risk of being killed by cars. These groups are also the least […]