[YarraBUG-list] Fwd: Changes to intersection of Canning & Pigdon Streets - information for cyclists

Yarra Bicycle Users Group enquiries at yarrabug.org
Sun Aug 15 21:32:47 AEST 2010

FYI - update on Canning & Pigdon Street roundabout.

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Subject: 	Changes to intersection of Canning & Pigdon Streets - 
information for cyclists
Date: 	Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:00:43 +1000
From: 	Simnett, Kate <Kate.Simnett at yarracity.vic.gov.au>


Hi there,

On 17 August 2010, Yarra Council will undertake works at Canning and 
Pigdon streets, North Carlton, to restore the roundabout rules at the 

As you may be aware, Council changed the intersection in April 2010 to 
give priority to cyclists, with the aim of reducing potential conflict 
between cyclists and vehicles on this busy commuter route.  Council has 
closely monitored this intersection and it is apparent that the works 
have not reduced the number of accidents and near--misses as had been 

Restoring the roundabout rules will quickly remove any confusion 
experienced by drivers and cyclists, and increase the overall feeling of 

Cyclists and drivers are reminded that roundabout rules now apply at the 
intersection. Council will continue to monitor the intersection and 
investigate further improvements that could be made.

For more information, please contact myself via the details below or;

Jane Waldock, Manager Strategic Transport, on 9205 5733 or at 
Jane.Waldock at yarracity.vic.gov.au 
<mailto:Jane.Waldock at yarracity.vic.gov.au>


Bhavin Shah, Traffic Engineer

On 9205 5778 or at Bhavin.Shah at yarracity.vic.gov.au 
<mailto:Bhavin.Shah at yarracity.vic.gov.au>

Please pass this on to your networks.



Kate Simnett
Acting Transport Coordinator
City of Yarra PO Box 168 RICHMOND 3121
Monday - Thursday
*T* (03) 9205 5734 *M *0438 616 097 *F* (03) 8417-6666

*E* kate.simnett at yarracity.vic.gov.au 
<mailto:simnettk at yarracity.vic.gov.au> *W* www.yarracity.vic.gov.au 


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