[YarraBUG-list] Show your support for the Wellington Street Lanes: Yarra Council Meeting 19 February 2013

Yarra Bicycle Users Group enquiries at yarrabug.org
Tue Feb 12 13:39:30 AEDT 2013

Hi all,

The proposed Copehagen lanes for Wellington Street, Collingwood will be 
discussed at the next Yarra Council meeting.

  * 6.30pm, First Floor, Tuesday 19 February 2013, Richmond Town Hall
    (333 Bridge Road, Richmond)

Many of you would be aware of the issues that have been raised for and 
against this infrastructure and no doubt some of you could have attended 
the 18 September 2012 council meeting where public submissions were 
discussed at length.

This proposal is vitaly important for sustainable transport intiatives, 
not only for cyclists, but also for the future of implementing the Yarra 
Bicycle Strategy 2010--2015:

Also other groups and local councils will be watching how this issue 

Here are Yarra Councils guidelines if you wish to make a submission 
during Public Question time.

Taking these into consideration, please make notes of what you wish to 
discuss, so you provide yourself options to present just in case another 
person covers your topic or point.


*/Yarra City Council welcomes questions from members of the community./*/

//Public question time is an opportunity to ask questions, not to make 
statements or engage in debate.////Questions should not relate to items 
listed on the agenda. (Council will consider submissions on these items 
//Members of the public who wish to participate are to://

//(a) state their name clearly for the record;//
//(b) direct their questions to the chairperson;//
//(c) ask a maximum of two questions;//
//(d) speak for a maximum of five minutes;//
//(e) refrain from repeating questions that have been asked previously 
by themselves or others; and//
//(f) remain silent following their question unless called upon by the 
chairperson to make further comment./


Additional information:

1. Minutes of the 18 September Yarra Council Meeting, go to page 19: 
10.8 Wellington Street Copenhagen Bicycle Lanes Proposal - Consultation 

2. Proposed separated bike lanes in Wellington Street - additional 
information & background to the project:

3. The Yarra Council Agenda for 19 February 2013 should be listed here soon:

4. Conscious Planning: Decision pending -- Families and Bike Commuters 
to get a boost in Inner City Suburb

5. YCAN: Yarra Council Face Off on Copenhagen Lane

Please forward on this information to anyone you know who would be 
concerned by this issue, so we can show strong community support for 
sustainable transport intiatives in our suburbs.

Thank you,

Chris Star

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