‘Naked streets’ proposed for Sydney CBD

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Some major thoroughfares in Sydney’s C-B-D may soon be 10 kilometre-an-hour zones without traffic lights.

The proposal for ‘Naked streets’ is based on an idea which began in the Netherlands in the 1980s.

It involves pedestrians, traffic and businesses sharing the space in between buildings.

The proposal is being put forward by the Sydney City Council for some of the city’s major streets including Pitt and Castlereagh Streets.

Councillor John McInerney says a similar scheme is already being implemented with success in Barrack Street. Continue Reading

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