Frederick Street pedestrian crossing upgrade

This is the WalkSydney submission on the Frederick Street pedestrian crossing upgrade. WalkSydney is the peak advocacy group working to make it easier, safer and more pleasant to walk in Sydney. WalkSydney’s vision is that “Walking will be convenient, accessible, safe and enjoyable for everyone.” With a growing population we need to ensure people canContinue reading “Frederick Street pedestrian crossing upgrade”

Sydney Park Junction

Transport for NSW proposes to reduce traffic lanes, create new walking links, cycleways and dynamic community spaces, WalkSydney has provided a submission. If you would like to comment on the proposal, you have until midnight on Monday 4 October 2021. The proposal and Have You Say option can be found at: OUR VIEW WalkSydneyContinue reading “Sydney Park Junction”

Traffic-free Boxing Day

Transport for NSW has rolled out traffic-free road changes to support pedestrian safety in the CBD today for the boxing day sales. As part of this one day arrangement, the newly opened L2 light rail will be closed from QVB to Circular Quay. L2 will only run between Randwick and Town Hall. (For those unfamiliarContinue reading “Traffic-free Boxing Day”

We Want Wombats

A wombat crossing is wide, flat, and elevated marked pedestrian crossing. In short, it’s a zebra crossing on a speed hump. Named for the short stumpy Australian marsupial which it loosely resembles, the wombat crossing does several things: It elevates pedestrians relative to the street, increasing their visibility. This is important as cars are gettingContinue reading “We Want Wombats”