Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee chairperson and Division 3 Councillor Marnie Doyle stated the continuing CBD revitalisation would see extra folks strolling, biking, and scootering in Ipswich Central.
“Decrease velocity limits can improve security for all street customers and improve buying and selling alternatives for CBD companies by facilitating further footpath eating and making window purchasing a extra satisfying expertise,” Cr Doyle stated.
“Many individuals would suppose this could imply longer journey occasions by means of the CBD. Nevertheless, in most cases the journey time distinction can be insignificant, averaging lower than 30 seconds further time.”
“We perceive that potential velocity restrict modifications can immediate robust opinion and that’s why we need to hear what the group thinks about these potential modifications in our metropolis’s centre.”
Division 3 Councillor Andrew Fechner stated different metropolis centres with comparable pedestrian volumes had lowered velocity limits to enhance security.
“We all know it takes vehicles longer to cease the sooner they’re travelling, and this examine will think about street security initiatives to implement decrease velocity limits in excessive strolling and using areas,” Cr Fechner stated.
“I encourage everybody who makes use of CBD roads and footpaths to have their say on Shape Your Ipswich”.
Neighborhood suggestions is at the moment being looked for the proposal on Form Your Ipswich here.
The chance to supply remark ends on Friday 28 February 2022.