Traffic Treatment - Bicycle Lane and Signal Upgrade - Kelly and Wattle Streets, Ultimo

21/02/2019 - Traffic Treatment - Bicycle Lane and Signal Upgrade - Kelly and Wattle Streets, Ultimo

Traffic Treatment - Bicycle Lane and Signal Upgrade - Kelly and Wattle Streets, Ultimo

TRIM Container No.:

2018/631980

Recommendations

It is recommended that the Committee endorse the installation of:

(A)      An extension to the existing cycle lane in Kelly Street, Ultimo between points 34 metres and 43.8 metres west of Wattle Street;

(B)      An extension to the existing traffic island in Kelly Street, Ultimo between points 10.9 metres and 20.5 metres west of Wattle Street;

(C)      A median separator in Kelly Street, Ultimo between points 1.9 metres and 20.5 metres west of Wattle Street.

It is recommended that the Committee note the installation of:

(D)      Bicycle lanterns on the northern, southern and western crossings at the signalised intersection of Kelly and Wattle Streets.

Voting Members for this Item

 

Voting Members

Support

Object

City of Sydney

ü

 

Roads and Maritime Services

ü

 

NSW Police – Sydney City PAC

ü

 

Representative for the Member for Balmain

ü

 

Decision

The Committee carried the recommendation unanimously and noted the comments by the Representative for the Member for Balmain.

Background

The City is committed to encouraging people to ride bicycles more often and safely. The City is improving the safety and amenity of cycling infrastructure by making bicycle riding a real and convenient option for short local trips.

The City is proposing to upgrade the bicycle lane in Kelly Street to improve safety for riders on approach to Wattle Street. It is proposed to extend the bicycle lane and traffic island on Kelly Street and to install a new median separator to provide physical separation between cyclists and motor vehicles on approach to Wattle Street.