Contrast helps. From Guide Dogs NSW/ACT: Contrast – For people who have impaired vision, contrast clues are useful for independent travel and for detecting potential hazards. Contrast exists in different forms with the main types relating to colour, texture and luminance. For example – What Grey on Grey looks like: What Yellow on Grey looks like:Continue reading “Light Rail Accessibility”
Help Jo Haylen (NSW Shadow Minister for Active Transport) fight for easier and safer walking and cycling facilities around schools. She’s currently running a survey collecting issues around local schools. Issues may include: lack of connected footpaths confusing crossings inadequate signage Complete the survey at http://www.nswschoolsafety.com before March 13.
North Sydney Council has secured significant grant funding in 2019/20 from Transport for NSW (TfNSW) – formerly Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) – for the design and implementation of a proposed 40km/h High Pedestrian Activity Area in Kirribilli and Milsons Point village centres. The works will improve amenity and safety for all road users, andContinue reading “Kirribilli and Milsons Point High Pedestrian Activity Area 40km/h”
WalkSydney extend our thoughts and condolences to the children’s family, friends and community involved in last night’s crash in Oatlands (near Parramatta). “I told them to go for a little walk, to stay together, you guys should be OK. Give them a little bit of independence. This is one in a million. They were justContinue reading “Sad news today”
NSW Parliamentary Inquiry: Reducing trauma on local roads in NSW (due 3 Feb). WalkSydney is a community advocacy group for pedestrians and we want to see real and immediate action to make walking safer, easier and more pleasant. In 2018 the Inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy made 12 recommendations to improve road safetyContinue reading “Submission: Reducing trauma on local roads in NSW”
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”