Consulting Completed – North Brisbane Cycle Trail (Phase 5), Clayfield

Brisbane Metropolis Council has closed the neighborhood session course of for the design of Part 5 of the North cycle route, beginning at Value Avenue, alongside Dickson Avenue, Wooloowin and Jackson Avenue in Clayfield to Kedron Brook.

After section 4 constructed. Part 5 will embrace precedence bike and pedestrian crossings alongside Dickson Avenue and a brand new reserved bike path. Planning will probably be for the subsequent 5.5 km of Cycle Path infrastructure.

The council explains that the precedence crossing will cease visitors on Dickson Avenue, just like how a ‘pedestrian crossing’ works. Cyclists and pedestrians will use the elevated platform the place drivers should give approach. Indicators and coloured street surfaces will probably be offered to determine waypoints and bicycle crossings.

Brisbane Metropolis Council got here up with 2 design choices alongside Dickson Avenue between Prince and Rawson Streets.

choice 1
This features a new signalized crossing on Dickson Avenue southwest of Thorrold Avenue to attach the bike path on each side of the street. Advised modifications:
– Precedence crossings on Value Avenue and Bonney Avenue.
– Elimination of 30 parking heaps at Dickson Avenue and 10 at Bonney Avenue.

choice 2
This features a new signalized crossing on Dickson Avenue west of Rawson Avenue to attach the bike path on each side of the street. Advised modifications:
– Precedence crossings on Value Avenue, Thorrold Avenue and Bonney Avenue.
– Elimination of automobile park 29 at Dickson Avenue, one at Thorrold Avenue and 10 at Bonney Avenue.

Inexperienced Avenue Choices
Brisbane Metropolis Council has proposed a inexperienced avenue at Keith, Sydney and Jackson streets to attach the reserved cycle path on Junction Street to the Kedron Brook Cycle Path. This can scale back the pace atmosphere with drivers and drivers sharing the obtainable street area.

Each choices scale back street pace to 40 km/h on Keith, Sydney and Jackson streets and calm visitors at intersections and pace bumps. A brand new satisfactory roundabout will probably be offered at Sydney Avenue and Park Avenue

Possibility A (Bike Avenue)
This turns Keith, Sydney and Jackson streets into bike streets the place there’s a low-speed atmosphere and drivers are inspired to journey nearer to the middle of the street inside a buffer zone between on-street parking and the visitors lane. Three parking heaps on Keith Avenue, 5 on Sydney Avenue, and three on Jackson Avenue will probably be eliminated.

Possibility B (Bike Lanes)
This replaces Keith, Sydney and Jackson streets by putting in advisory bike lanes on each side of the street with line indicators giving cyclists the suitable of approach. Automobiles can use the advisable bike lanes for protected passage when the driving force will not be current. Three parking heaps on Keith Avenue, thirty-two on Sydney Avenue and three on Jackson Avenue will probably be eliminated.

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