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EMRC Regional Integrated Transport Strategy 2014-2016

astern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC)  Regional Integrated Transport Strategy 2014-2016

Last year the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council launched its Regional Integrated Transport Strategy 2014-2016 which sets out the strategic two-year plan for developing an integrated transport network in Perth’s Eastern Region.  The vision for the Strategy is “to advocate and support the development of a transport network that integrates all transport modes and assists in making Perth’s Eastern Region a great place to live, work, play and do business”.

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Gateway WA Project – Road Closures Impacting Cyclists

Gateway WA Cyclists

Mainroads WA have advised that ongoing and intermittently from February 17 to March, 2014 (that is sometime in March I guess) number of closures and changed traffic conditions will be in place over the coming months to facilitate works for the Gateway WA Project which will impact on cyclists and pedestrians.

During these works, access to closed sections of the road will not be permitted for cyclists and pedestrians. Cyclists and pedestrians are encouraged to seek an alternate route and follow all signage in and around the area. Continue Reading →


Riverside Drive PSP Diversion – Perth CBD

 Riverside-Drive PSP Diversion

Riverside-Drive PSP Diversion

Mainroads have released this an updated route map.

With the changes all traffic (read motorised at the moment) has been permanently diverted via Barrack Street (home of new bicycle lanes), The Esplanade and William Street, however, until late February 2014, cyclists can stay on their current route through the Elizabeth Quay as shown in the map above.

If you want further information about the Riverside Drive PSP Diversion please visit Mainroads Perth CBD Roadworks page or call their Customer Information Centre on 138 138.

What is your experience with the Riverside Drive PSP Diversion?

Please share your experiences and thoughts on the Riverside Drive PSP Diversion in the comments box below. Going from the discussion on ABC 720 on Tuesday there seemed to be a fair  bit of confusion with Mainroads not putting place appropriate signage for cyclists.