Have Your Say on Traffic Issues in the Forestville / Everard Park Local Area Traffic Management Study.

The aim of the study is to develop a strategic approach to identifying and addressing key issues taking into account previous treatments undertaken and any additional measures that may be required.

Complete the survey by following this link. Go on, have Your Say Unley.

The Council, at its meeting held on 28 April 2014 resolved to undertake a Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) study for the areas of Forestville / Everard Park bounded by Leader Street, Anzac Highway, South Road, the tram line and the train line. This was in response to a number of submissions received from members of the Community expressing concern at traffic issues in the area.

Traffic in this area has been of concern to Council and the community over a number of years and some of the issues raised include:

Non-local traffic ‘rat-running’ through the area especially along First, Second and Third Avenues
The installation of speed cushions in Leah Street has resulted in traffic transferring to adjacent streets.
The removal of the speed humps in Everard Terrace has resulted in increased vehicle speeds.
Traffic, access and parking in Nairne Terrace are a problem.
Vehicular, cyclists and pedestrian access along Norman Terrace (particularly section between Leah Street and Ethel Street) due to the narrower road width
On street parking issues related to the activities at the Showgrounds.
The aim of the proposed study is to develop a strategic approach to identifying and addressing key issues taking into account previous treatments undertaken and any additional measures that may be required. Most of the known traffic management and parking issues in the area are longstanding, and solutions to address them without impacting on other streets, may not be easy to identify. Furthermore, implementation of any proposed changes will be subject to future funding allocations by Council.

A “Traffic Control Tool Kit” can be viewed here for your information prior to providing feedback, the toolkit outlines some of the options available to Council to address traffic problems.

For more information about the Forestville / Everard Park LATM, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions section located on the right of this screen.

There are a number of ways you can participate:

Completing an on-line feedback form, or
Attending a Community Meeting/Workshop
on 24 August 2014 between 11.30 am to 1.30 pm, at the Goodwood Community Centre, 32-34 Rosa Street, Goodwood SA 5034.

At the workshop, you will be able to share your knowledge and concerns about local traffic and parking issues as well as put forward any ideas you have about potential actions to address the problems. Your views will be helpful in assisting Council to address the traffic issues for the area.

Interested residents will also have an opportunity to become part of a Community Reference Group (CRG) who will work with council staff and consultants to develop traffic options for the study area. More information on the CRG will be provided at the workshop.

In order to assist us for catering purposes, if you are thinking of attending the workshop, can you please RSVP by Friday, 15 August 2014 to Justine Short on:

Email: justineshort@unley.sa.gov.au(External link)

Phone: 8372 5193

This consultation commences on Monday 4th August 2014 until close of business Friday 29th August 2014.

Categories: Community in Unley, The City of Unley Council

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