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Making it safer and easier to ride a bike - Livingstone Road, between Jersey Street and Marrickville Park (Local Route 3)

Riding a bicycle is a fantastic way to get around, keep fit and save money. It also helps reduce car use and benefits the environment. Council is improving bicycle routes to make it safer, more convenient and enjoyable for people of all ages and abilities to ride a bike.

One of the routes Council is proposing to improve is along Livingstone Road, between Jersey Street and Marrickville Park – Local Route 3.

Background

With support from the NSW Government, Council is proposing to improve this route to connect people to train stations and local destinations.

In 2016, Council asked the community and other stakeholders for feedback on riding a bike on this route. The feedback received, along with technical assessments of the study areas, was used by Council’s consultants to develop a draft concept plan.

The draft concept plan was placed on public exhibition between June and August 2016.

Read a summary of the feedback received during the public exhibition

The concept plan for Local Route 3 was revised to address issues raised by the community during the public exhibition of the draft concept plan. The revised plan was considered by the Inner West Council Local Traffic Committee and its recommendation to approve the plan was endorsed by Council.


What happens next?

Detailed designs for the route will be developed and community members will have an opportunity to provide feedback on these.

Riding a bicycle is a fantastic way to get around, keep fit and save money. It also helps reduce car use and benefits the environment. Council is improving bicycle routes to make it safer, more convenient and enjoyable for people of all ages and abilities to ride a bike.

One of the routes Council is proposing to improve is along Livingstone Road, between Jersey Street and Marrickville Park – Local Route 3.

Background

With support from the NSW Government, Council is proposing to improve this route to connect people to train stations and local destinations.

In 2016, Council asked the community and other stakeholders for feedback on riding a bike on this route. The feedback received, along with technical assessments of the study areas, was used by Council’s consultants to develop a draft concept plan.

The draft concept plan was placed on public exhibition between June and August 2016.

Read a summary of the feedback received during the public exhibition

The concept plan for Local Route 3 was revised to address issues raised by the community during the public exhibition of the draft concept plan. The revised plan was considered by the Inner West Council Local Traffic Committee and its recommendation to approve the plan was endorsed by Council.


What happens next?

Detailed designs for the route will be developed and community members will have an opportunity to provide feedback on these.