Category Archives: Path

cyclists queuing on the road at an intersection

On the way to Upgrades

Swan St bridge is currently undergoing refurbishment with significant closures for cyclists and pedestrians, ahead of new expansive shared paths being installed across it as part of other works. The busy shared paths each side of the Yarra river which pass underneath are completely closed off during the works as they will be upgraded too, but whats in place while they’re out of action? Continue reading On the way to Upgrades

swept path of design vehicle through intersection

Cutting an intersection apart

How much can infrastructure influence peoples behaviour on the streets? Here we can look at the intersection of Foundry Way; a short lane way linking an arterial road and the quiet dead end South Wharf Drive. Notably it has a bicycle route running across the junction top to bottom as seen here, connecting to the shared path heading off the top of the view. Continue reading Cutting an intersection apart

cars, pedestrians, bicycles, all mingling in street

Pedestrian Crossings another win for Motorised Transport

A good question from the crowd is always worth investigation and one that didn’t have an answer immediately to hand was: how much is traffic slowed by a pedestrian crossing? So here is a quick set of numbers for an example crossing comparing the typical treatments to each other. Continue reading Pedestrian Crossings another win for Motorised Transport