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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

BRIMBANK: Albion street – comments invited

Brimbank City Council is encouraging members of the community to have their say on a draft plan to upgrade a section of Derrimut Street between Sydney and Adelaide streets in Albion.

Community members can provide feedback on two proposed designs, and tell us which design they prefer to improve pedestrian and cycling safety in the area.

The upgraded streetscape will improve safety and amenities for pedestrians and cyclists, reduce traffic in the area, and create a greener and quieter street for locals. The proposed upgrades include:

  • Landscaped kerb extensions
  • Cycling lanes
  • Pocket park at Lawson St and Derrimut St intersection
  • Raised zebra crossings and improved traffic flow

Derrimut Street is an important local connection for pedestrians and cyclists travelling from Albion to Albion train station, and is part of the Albion Neighbourhood Plan and the Brimbank Cycling and Walking Strategy.

To provide feedback visit yoursay.brimbank.vic.gov.au

Feedback must be provided by Friday 11 February 2022.

Quotes to be attributed to Brimbank Mayor Cr Jasmine Nguyen:

“It’s important our streets are designed to meet the needs of our growing community – making it easier to walk or cycle, exercise, and catch public transport.

“This is an opportunity to share your thoughts on enhancing the overall street appeal of Derrimut Street and improving connections to local public transport.

“Council is focused on keeping our communities safe and creating streets that are functional and inviting spaces for people – not just cars.

“We want to know which design you like, and we encourage people to share their feedback and help shape Derrimut Street for the future.”