Light rail parking recovery

The State Government is currently constructing light rail in Randwick City. While light rail will bring many long-term benefits, it will also result in the removal of an estimated 700-750 onstreet parking spaces. These are parking spaces used by local residents and shoppers.

To help reduce the parking loss, Randwick City Council is implementing a light rail support plan which is about creating more parking and also changing existing parking time limits to better assist residents and businesses.

Parking time limit changes

Construction on the light rail project is proceeding along Anzac Parade. This work will result in the permanent loss of Anzac Parade parking from Kensington to Kingsford.

To help manage parking demand fairly to meet the needs of businesses and residents, Randwick City Council is implementing changes in the following streets:

Parking recovery plan

Council is increasing parking near the light rail by changing parking from parallel to angle parking. This will increase parking supply.

We have identified 21 streets where it's possible to create more than 400 new onstreet parking spaces. $10.5M has been allocated to the Parking Recovery Plan which is part of Council's broader Light Rail Support Plan.

We are planning to implement the parking changes at the same times as the light rail construction to minimise the parking loss.

We are progressively writing to nearby residents and property owners to inform you of the proposed changes and to invite you to view the plans.

NOTE: The following drawings illustrate the angled parking layout design only. The parking restrictions shown on these drawings are indicative only, and may have been revised as part of Randwick City Council’s “Parking time limit changes” implementation. Please see the parking time limit changes drawings (above) for the proposed parking restrictions in your street.

UPCOMING PARKING RECOVERY PLANS

CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW:

  • Abbotford St Kensington
  • Wallace St, Kingsford
  • See St, Kingsford
  • Ascot St, Kensington
  • Coogee Bay Rd, Randwick


TRIAL PARKING RECOVERY (on trial until March 2017):

Kensington Streets
[view consultation summary]

COMPLETED PARKING RECOVERY PROPOSALS:

The State Government is currently constructing light rail in Randwick City. While light rail will bring many long-term benefits, it will also result in the removal of an estimated 700-750 onstreet parking spaces. These are parking spaces used by local residents and shoppers.

To help reduce the parking loss, Randwick City Council is implementing a light rail support plan which is about creating more parking and also changing existing parking time limits to better assist residents and businesses.

Parking time limit changes

Construction on the light rail project is proceeding along Anzac Parade. This work will result in the permanent loss of Anzac Parade parking from Kensington to Kingsford.

To help manage parking demand fairly to meet the needs of businesses and residents, Randwick City Council is implementing changes in the following streets:

Parking recovery plan

Council is increasing parking near the light rail by changing parking from parallel to angle parking. This will increase parking supply.

We have identified 21 streets where it's possible to create more than 400 new onstreet parking spaces. $10.5M has been allocated to the Parking Recovery Plan which is part of Council's broader Light Rail Support Plan.

We are planning to implement the parking changes at the same times as the light rail construction to minimise the parking loss.

We are progressively writing to nearby residents and property owners to inform you of the proposed changes and to invite you to view the plans.

NOTE: The following drawings illustrate the angled parking layout design only. The parking restrictions shown on these drawings are indicative only, and may have been revised as part of Randwick City Council’s “Parking time limit changes” implementation. Please see the parking time limit changes drawings (above) for the proposed parking restrictions in your street.

UPCOMING PARKING RECOVERY PLANS

CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW:

  • Abbotford St Kensington
  • Wallace St, Kingsford
  • See St, Kingsford
  • Ascot St, Kensington
  • Coogee Bay Rd, Randwick


TRIAL PARKING RECOVERY (on trial until March 2017):

Kensington Streets
[view consultation summary]

COMPLETED PARKING RECOVERY PROPOSALS:

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  • Why are resident rates and amenity being used to prop up a botched infrastructure project,? Why did RCC Councillors ( Liberals and Greens) sign for light rail without the details on parking and if they did know, how could they think this will work? Its an absolute debacle and I object to residential streets being taken for parking

    Marika asked 3 months ago

    Hi Marika, Randwick Council has been supportive of the introduction of light rail for many years. It will provide a superior form of public transport which can be more efficient than bus-based transport. Council is helping residents and businesses affected by the construction by increasing parking on some residential streets. Parking existed on these streets previously.


  • As a resident of Ascot St it is my understanding that angle parking has already been slated by council. While the streets either side of Ascot St already have angle parking the reason for leaving Ascot St out as I understand was to provide through access for the construction works. But if the trucks entering the racecourse site by day are actually choosing to enter via Doncaster Ave then surely they could enter by the same route during the night works as well. This would allow for angle parking to be introduced to Ascot St immediately and thus eliminate the frequency of motorists double parking and blocking driveways which has escalated out of control of late. This selfish and blatant disregard for us residents has been eliminated in surrounding streets yet Ascot St is left holding the bag...

    Ease Up asked 4 months ago

    Hi Ease Up, thanks for your comment. We can advise that the angle parking in Ascot Street is being implemented in the first week of August.

  • Hi, Since the introduction of light rail works the traffic through Stuart Street, Kingsford, from Anzac Parade to Alison Road has increased dramatically. This is a growing concern for most residents who live on or around this street. Many families traverse Stuart Street to get to the schools on Rainbow Street. There are no pedestrian crossings and no traffic calming devices to slow the traffic down...the closest one being a roundabout on Botany and Sturt Street. I live near the corner of Paton and Sturt Street and watching kids and adults trying to cross during peak hour is like watching them play Frogger. There is an accident waiting to happen given the amount of traffic and speed with which some vehicles are travelling. Please can you address this. I personally find it is now taking much longer to exit my home during peak hours, at least 10 minutes which is ridiculous.

    ResidentX asked 4 months ago

    Hi, thanks for sharing your concerns with us.  Council is currently examining how Sturt Street is functioning (especially arising from traffic changes associated with the light rail project).  We are also looking at bike route improvements in this area.  Given your concerns, we will also examine facilities appropriate to assist pedestrians crossing Sturt Street in this area.


  • I would like to gain some clarity on the area of Anzac Parade outside 399a (leading up to the round-a-bout). The lane closest to the street had always been parking permitted and now due to the light rail extension to outside the Juniors this has become a permanent no stopping lane at all times. With the street parking gone outside the whole 500m strip along with the middle car park gone- to find a car park anywhere in the surrounding streets is extremely rare and leaving at least a 1K+ walk to our appartments (There is also a church and the attendees some very elderly would be challenged with this distance). Could you please advise that once the light rail is completed in this section (please also outline when this will be) if there will be any street parking re introduces for the residents along this part of the affected road.

    Anzac asked 6 months ago

    Thanks for your question. Unfortunately, full time parking in your area of Anzac Parade will not be available again.

    The most recent advice, which we’ve received from Transport for NSW, is that the kerbside outside no. 399a Anzac Parade will not be available for parking at all during the construction period of the light rail project.  This could extend until 2019.

    Following construction, apart from the week day morning peak periods, Transport for NSW suggests that parking will be again be permitted near to no.399a Anzac Parade.  During the weekday morning peak periods (6am-10am) the kerbside lane will be dedicated as a clearway/bus lane.

    The duration of any subsequent time limits along this part of Anzac Parade (following construction) is yet to be determined.


  • I am concerned for the residents of Kensington Road, in particular children. Vehicles are using our road as a quick alternative to avoiding the traffic of Anzac parade. Cars and trucks speed well over the legal limit. On at least six occasions recently, Vehicles have almost hit my car while easing out of my drive. A speeding truck almost crashed into my son while he was reverse parking. The truck then proceeded to take the right hand turn bend into Salisbury on the wrong side of the road. this has happened to several of my neighbours. I am also worried that a speeding vehicle will hit a pedestrian exiting the lane from Boronia to Kensington Road. This is a major crossing over to Balfour Road and beyond on the brow of the hill of Kensington Road. The residents of Kensington Road demand traffic calmers. We also want wide garden kerbs at the top, bottom and centre of the street to narrow the road. Many other streets have had them installed why not ours?

    jayne asked 6 months ago

    Thanks Jayne,

    As per our earlier response to 'leady', we have arranged for some traffic counts to be undertaken along your section of Kensington Road in the near future.  This will inform us of the volume, speed and type of vehicles using your street.  Once we gather this data we’ll be in a better position to inform you as to whether any future action is proposed. 

    Thank you.


  • Goodwood St parking recovery. Why are the signs on Goodwood st, 2P parking Monday to Sunday? the plans state Monday to Saturday.

    michaelp asked 6 months ago

    Thanks Michael,

    Our oversight.  The plans detailing the physical angle parking changes (accessed from this site http://yoursayrandwick.com.au/parking/documents/48554/download )DID have some time limit signs indicated upon them.  These were placed upon the earlier 'road setout' plans by our consultant.

    Subsequently, in assessing the needs of the area, the Parking Time Limit proposals were prepared and published at this location  http://yoursayrandwick.com.au/parking/documents/48564/download

    Our apologies for the conflict in this information.  Thank you for bringing it to our attention.  We'll fix this anomaly soon.



  • Why does this have to be done at night!

    Fu asked 6 months ago

    Dear Fu,

    Some essential works will need to occur at night, however, for us to know your exact concerns we’d need to know times, dates and exact locations.  With this data we can pursue your concerns with TfNSW. Feel free to email us at council@randwick.nsw.gov.au



  • How do I access disabled parking at the main entrance of the Prince of Wales Hospital on High Street. For that matter will I be able to access the main entrance of the hospital at all? I can't find any reference to this in relation to the changes on High street between Wansey Road and Avoca Street. Disabled parking is becoming increasingly difficult. I presume that the very useful parking spots on High Street immediately outside the hospital entrance will be removed in the clearway implementation. Have any arrangements been made for disabled people?

    botanist asked 6 months ago

    Hi ‘botanist’,

    Access to the mobility parking spaces in the hospital’s forecourt is still available (just come down Clara Street and advise the traffic controllers of your needs).  Also, with a MPS Card on display you’ll be able to park for longer periods in the recently created shorter term parking spaces at the bottom of Clara Street.


  • I would like to understand what plans Randwick Council has in place to manage the chaos that is about to commence around the streets of UNSW and POW Hospital when the latest light rail works commence from 31 March 2017 - High St changing to one direction west bound, buses being redirected up Barker St and along Avoca St, numerous bus stop closures. The streets in this area are already highly congested with traffic and this latest work will make it next to impossible to get around Randwick. The hospital will become inaccessible and how are ambulances expected to respond to emergencies when the streets will be grid-locked? Randwick city residents have already put up with a lot for a light rail system that very few of us actually want. It's about time Randwick Council stepped up to support and act in the interests of its residents.

    Simogne asked 6 months ago

    Hi Simogne,

    Thank you for your query.  As you would have seen over the last few weeks, Transport for NSW (TfNSW) has implemented a number of significant traffic changes in our area to help reduce the impact of having ‘lost’ High street from the local network.  The Ambulance Service has been closely consulted with in TfNSW’s planning of traffic changes.  All of the traffic controllers have also been given specific instructions on how to manage ambulances in the area – so as to minimise the impact upon the Service.  The Ambulance Service has endorsed the arrangements put in place for their access needs.

    We appreciate that there are still some congestion hotspots and we are working closely with TfNSW to improve the situation over time.  


  • I do not understand the point of 30 min parking limits (and even 1hr) in and around Barker St. Who will use it? There is no way Rangers can monitor it - they have enough trouble monitoring Randwick.

    Chris Daly asked 6 months ago

    Hi Chris,

    Thanks for your question. 

    We have provided some shorter time limits in the side streets off Anzac Parade to better meet the needs of the businesses fronting Anzac Parade.  This is because these local businesses have lost all parking from the front of their premises.  By having some short term parking nearby, we aim to ensure that customers and clients can continue to patronise local traders.


  • What is happening to our community! The traffic is at a standstill. There is virtually no parking available anywhere and our side streets have become rat runs. Example if you turn left off Avoca into Mears Ave you can speed up Don Juan and take out a few pedestrians on Coogee Bay Road as you fly left around the corner. I personally have nearly been hit TWICE this week walking up the northern side of Coogee Bay Road. THERE are 5 schools using this pavement. Very dangerous. Next we have the Judge Street / Dolphin Street traffic jam. You cannot drive down Dolphin Street! Gridlock all the way??? Cars are frantically driving around residential side streets desperately trying to avoid the junction gridlock and searching for car parking. Things are only going to become much worse. The fact we still have 60km speed limits around Belmore RD, Coogee Bay Road, Perouse Road when there are so many school children using this area is astounding. Will it take a child or an elderly member of our community to be hit by a car before something happens? Now is the time for us all to stand up and put in place a Randwick we all can safely live and walk around in. Just wait until they close High Street. Less parking, more construction workers, more work zones, MORE DANGER accessing your local school, hospital and community centre. This is not simply about parking recovery. This is about LIVING in a community.

    MelB asked 6 months ago

    Hi MelB,

    Thanks for highlighting a number of the concerns which community members have in your neighbourhood.  Our Transport team will examine these concerns and, where appropriate, propose actions to address those concerns.  The Council has no legal authority to change speed limits.  That authority sits with Roads and Maritime Services (RMS).  We have made representation to RMS about a number of residential streets which have 60km/h speed limits.  Sometimes they have agreed with the Council and sometimes they have not.  We’ll take this up with them and let them know of the community’s concerns about the 60km/h speed limits in your area.


  • so as Kensington road is becoming a rat run, race track all hours of the day due to the chaos of the innept light rail which you guys the Randwick council championed, i feel as a resident this traffic must be slowed on our streets we need raised threshold crossings at the salsbury and duke street intersections of Kensington road, and traffic calming device at the brow of the hill.

    leady asked 7 months ago

    Thanks for your concerns about Kensington Road traffic conditions.

    We have arranged for some traffic counts to be undertaken along your section of the street in the near future.  This will inform us of the volume, speed and type of vehicles using your street.  Once we gather this data we’ll be in a better position to inform you as to whether any proposed future action is required.


  • Thank you for your reply to my comments of 20 days ago. I understand that there are many issues to be considered from the introduction of major infrastructure projects. The light rail project, in my opinion, is a very shortsighted one. It has contributed to the destruction of historical trees along Anzac Parade, Allison and Wansey Roads and has turned Sydney into a construction zone and in the long run will cause more traffic congestion as the public will not stop using their cars because of the light rail. I am sure this will become another white elephant just as the mono rail was AT A GREAT EXPENSE TO THE RATE PAYERS. I am also certain that in the very near future the whole thing will be dismantled,just as the trams were in the 60s, and heavy rail will be introduced. It is absolutely absurd that a train line was taken to Bondi Junction for the whole purpose of taking more customers to Westfield Shopping Centre. Randwick is the home of a major Hospital and University and yet more importance was placed on a shopping centre??? The whole notion of providing additional parking in our historic street so as to alleviate the parking problems of residents is totally unrealistic as it will only encourage more visitors to seek parking spaces. If the Council wanted to assist residents, they would introduce RESIDENT PARKING ONLY, particularly as most of us do not have off street parking. I think that the residents of Mears Avenue should not have accepted angled parking as a fait accompli and allow Council to pacify them with "band aid" landscaping proposals. I for one cannot comprehend the destruction of the once beautiful country but I guess this is the result of influential developers running it.

    Catherine Manifis asked 7 months ago

    Thanks for your views on State Government’s approach to mass public transport in the eastern suburbs. The provision of public transport rests with the State Government and they have taken into account numerous factors in planning for the CBD and South East Light Rail project.  Whilst Randwick Council is very supportive of the light rail project, we have been disappointed with a number of the detailed aspects of its implementation.  We made very strong representations about a number of these matters with limited success.

    Regarding the issue of improved parking near to the project, the Council has only two options which it can implement.  Basically, these are to increase the total number of  parking spaces (achieved by the introduction of angle parking) and to provide residents with a higher parking priority over non-residents (achieved by introducing / expanding the resident parking scheme).  The Council has no legal authority to introduce a Residents Only regime to a public road.


  • I would like to complain about staff working at lights to direct traffic and pedestrians. Today I asked a question and they were all laughing at me. This happened opposite the cancer research UNSW. They really lack professionalism.

    opal asked 6 months ago

    Thank you for your feedback, we have raised this directly with Transport for NSW.

  • where is the parking recovery plan for kensington road i have seen it previously but cannot find it here? our road is the prefered rat run now boronia street has been reduced in width!

    leady asked 7 months ago

    Thanks again ‘leady”,

    Yes, you are correct, there was some ‘early work’ done on possibly introducing angled parking to Kensington Road.  However, given that Kensington Road is, at its closest, some 200 metres from Anzac Parade (where ‘light rail’ has removed commercial parking), it is not included within the current rollout for the implementation of angled parking arrangements.

    Thanks for your question.


  • when is the line work at the intersection of salisbury and boronia road going to be completed? there is no central line and as a result people are cutting the corner on the wrong side of the road.

    leady asked 7 months ago

    Hi “leady”,

    Thanks for this feedback – we’ll get a length of centreline installed in Salisbury Road on approach to Boronia Road soon.  This should guide most motorists to not cut the corners at your intersection.

    Thanks for this observation.

  • I am writing on behalf of the Owners' Corporation of 66 Boronia Street, which is on the side of the new angled parking spaces. Before these were introduced, there were No Parking signs between our basement parking garage exit and our next door neighbour's garage. These signs have now been removed and a parking space painted in between the two garages. What this means is that when a car, van or SUV is parked in that space, cars exiting our garage now cannot see oncoming traffic that has turned from Duke Street into Boronia Street. This makes it extremely dangerous to exit safely onto Boronia Street. Cars have to inch forward into the street as there is no clear view of the oncoming traffic. I have almost been collided with four times now and it's only a matter of time before an accident occurs and someone is hurt. Cars typically are travelling at more than the 50 km limit coming around that corner, so there isn't much time to avoid a collision and an accident is bound to happen. I understand Randwick Council's reasons for introducing angled parking but I don't think Randwick Council means to put any of its rate payers at risk by introducing it. In this case there is an easy way to fix it. Remove the painted lines for that one parking space and reintroduce the No Parking signs so that cars cannot park there and block our view of the oncoming traffic. The Owners' Corporation would like to raise this officially with Randwick Council as a safety concern, so can you tell me what is the process for doing that? We would like to know who we should write to to raise this issue, so appreciate your advice on this.

    Boronia resident asked 7 months ago

    Thanks for you enquiry, ‘Boronia resident’,
    Unfortunately, we have a different view to you, regarding this matter. 
    The No Parking zone installed across both the driveway of 66 Boronia Street and the rear driveway of 9 Duke Street was originally installed due to vehicles regularly blocking one or both of your driveways.  This is because the short length of kerb space between the two driveways is some 3.8 metres long.  Typically, a parking space should be 5.5 metres long.  Previously, on many occasions, vehicles longer than 3.8 metres would be ‘squeezed into’ this short space and they would then compromise access to your or your neighbour’s driveway.  As a result we installed a No Parking zone across your driveway, across the little length of kerb in between your driveways and across the driveway to no.9 Duke Street.  This No Parking zone was not installed for ‘sightline’ reasons.  
    Given that a 90º angle parking regime has been applied to your street, we can now allow for a single parking space to be located between your two driveways.  The new angle parking space is about 2.5 metres wide and fits well within the 3.8 metre wide kerbed area between your two driveways.
    The proximity of the angle parking space to your driveway is similar to every other driveway in Boronia Street – and, indeed, every other angle parking installation in the council area.  We have inspected your driveway and we consider that there are no particular characteristics of your driveway that suggests that we should remove a public parking space for your ease of access. And, yes, when a larger vehicle parks next to your driveway you do have to “to inch forward into the street” to carefully look for oncoming vehicles.  But, when a more regular sized car parks next to your driveway, you can usually look over the bonnet to see approaching vehicles.
    Whilst you may not agree with Council’s position, regarding the retention of this public parking space, we trust that this explanation clarifies for you the reasons behind the council’s position.
    You have also asked how the the owners' corporation could raise this officially with Randwick Council.  To do so, please contact the Council’s Integrated Transport Department, from 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) on (02) 9093 6000 or 1300 722 542.  If you’d like to send us an email, please send it to council@randwick.nsw.gov.au.
    Thank you.

  • When the parking time limit changes will apply to Carlton st ? Also how long the light rail projects will stay in Kensington for and when council will finish work in Kensington too ?

    Amex asked 7 months ago

    Hi ‘Amex’,

    The new parking controls should be in place within Carlton Street by now – if not, they will certainly be in place within the next few days.  

    We've been advised that light rail construction work will continue in your area for about 18 months.

    Apart from some installation of plants, within the new garden areas of Council's angle parking project, no further Council work is proposed.

    Thank you.

  • I am a resident of Mears Avenue and we have only received one letter from council about the changes to the street. There has been considerable confusion and lack of clarity or consultation around the proposed changes. Firstly the neck into Avoca has been narrowed to make tight for two cars to pass and impossible for two SUV's or two trucks to get through. The proposed angle parking will change this heritage street, this 'avenue', (defined as "a broad road in a town or city, typically having trees at regular intervals along its sides") to a narrow, congested parking lot. You plan will significantly reduce the width, already evident at the intersection of Mears and Avoca, create difficulties for driveway exits and, by introducing more cars, impact the scope and beauty of Mears. There is mention of traffic flow - but I haven't seen a traffic management plan, projections on increase/decrease flow with the light rail. Where can I find these? thank you.

    Gill asked 7 months ago

    Thanks for your query Gill,

    With the introduction of an angled parking layout, the entrances into streets such as Mears Avenue were particularly narrow during construction.  This was due to the additional safety barricades and temporary construction warning signage required. Now that construction works are completed these entrances are much easier to negotiate.

    With regard to the change in the nature of Mears Avenue – please have a look at our recent response to Ms Manifis. 

    The Traffic Study for Modification 4 of the Light Rail Project is available on the NSW Major Projects website (Modification 4 dealt with the ‘shifting’ of the terminus from High Cross Park into High Street).  

    It may be easiest to click here to access this report.

    Thank you for your questions.

  • Why there is no a traffic light at Carlton st for pedestrians to access the bus stop across Anzac pde to the other side. It's quiet dangerous to run among cars across Anzac pde to other side. ?

    Mike 56789 asked 7 months ago

    Hi Mike,

    From tomorrow night, 3 March, 2017, all vehicles and pedestrians will be prevented from crossing Anzac Parade, near Carlton Street; as light rail construction intensifies in your part of Kensington.

    To catch a bus to town, pedestrians will have to detour some 250 metres to the Goodwood Street (Peter’s of Kensington) pedestrian crossing.  We’ve been advised that this will be the situation for some 18 months, or so, as construction proceeds.  

    Ultimately, however, there will be a new set of pedestrian signals (traffic lights) near to Carlton Street, for you to access the Carlton Street light rail stop - which is being built in the middle of Anzac Parade.  You will also be able to cross the full width of Anzac Parade with these new signals too.

    Regards

  • We have been residents of Mears Avenue, Randwick for 36 years. It used to be a lovely quiet street. Over the years traffic has increased resulting in more noise,etc. With the proposed angle parking, our street will be turned into a virtual car park. This is a street with Heritage listed terraces and Randwick Council, being the first Municipality in Sydney, should have taken into consideration the historic significance of this street and not destroy it for a few extra parking spaces. PLEASE RECONSIDER THIS PROPOSAL.

    Catherine Manifis asked 7 months ago

    Thank you for your query, Ms Manifis. 
     
    When considering the changes arising from the introduction of major infrastructure projects, in residential areas, there are many, many issues to be considered.  Balancing the needs of the community amongst other important considerations is always a challenge for government agencies. 

    Within the next few weeks more than 90 parking spaces will be permanently removed from your area, as light rail construction expands into High Street.  The significant local parking pressures, which residents (and family members or friends) currently experience, will soon greatly increase. The loss of these 90+ parking spaces would always have resulted in more motorists driving along more nearby streets, seeking parking spaces. 

    With the Council being aware that the streets closest to the town centre would be the ones most affected by this increase in parking pressure, it was decided to implement angle parking in Soudan Street, Eurimbla Avenue, Blenheim Street and Mears Avenue.
      
    The controls applying to the High Cross Heritage Conservation Area, of which Mears Avenue is a part, do not preclude the Council from making changes to the street’s parking layout, nor do they preclude the introduction of parking time limit controls.  Indeed there are many fine examples of residential streets, in other Sydney conservation areas, having angled parking arrangements (eg. Ormond  Street and Dillon Street in Paddington and Holmwood Street, Newtown etc..).

    Notwithstanding the above advice, we have also included landscaping elements as an integral component of the new angled parking layouts in Randwick, Kingsford and Kensington.  Indeed, following feedback from local community members, specific species of appropriate plants types have been agreed to for the Mears Avenue landscaping installations.

    Thanks for your enquiry. 

  • 16th Feb.2017 Mears Ave., it was apparent no runner post collection put waste bins back.Bins placed on road way at about 6 am,then collected at 7am,still there at 10am. Millers strata cleaners removed approximately 25 bins at 10.15am.Talibul Islam advised of this and a more serious waste issue.......I will wait and see if there is any action. On garbage day,when bins are on the road and parking is full can the waste truck get through and safely empty the bins? The runner needs to follow the truck within a 5 minute time frame.Will other vehicles be able to get through whilst garbage is being collected? Why has it taken so long for the questions Lyn Wood has raised to be addressed? It seems R.C.C. senior staff aren't prepared to make a quick decision. When will the Agapanthus and Buxus planting begin? When will the Mears Ave., project be completed? Paul Overton

    po asked 7 months ago

    Thanks Paul,
    A number of the issues you have raised were also raised by Lynn Wood; - so some of the following responses will be the same as those posted earlier.  
    1.Your request for a “runner” to follow Mears Avenue’s garbage trucks, within 5 minutes of garbage collection, has been referred to our Waste Services team.
    2.Yes, the available road width in Mears Avenue is being significantly narrowed with the introduction of the angle parking arrangements. As a result, there may be occasional localised delays when service vehicles use the road.  And, we acknowledge that this may be exacerbated somewhat when garbage bins are left on the roadway.
    3.We're still assessing Ms Wood's comments provided to us 4 days ago.  And, with regard to her web questions uploaded at 10:06 AM on 16 Feb 2017, our response was subsequently posted at 03:39 PM that same day.  We think that 5 ½ hours to respond to a multi-faceted question is not a bad outcome. 
    4.Your comments regarding the planting of Agapanthas / buxus have been referred to our Open Space Services team.
    5.It is expected that the Mears Avenue project will be completed within 10 working days.
    Thanks for your feedback Paul.

  • YES- Residents in Mears Ave met with the Project Co-ordinator on Mon 13 Feb and would like: Consultation plans No line marking until consultation completed Agapanthas and buxus ground plants with maintenance plans No angle parking and, if it agreed, only one way traffic Visitor parking passes Drainage issues resolved at the top and bottom of the street Runner provided with garbage trucks and bin plans Tree planting reviewed- particularly water gums. Trees on the north side of the street are disorderly. Mears Avenue is a heritage street and, with the light rail coming to the top, will be a showcase for Randwick. Now is the time to give it the attention it needs to reflect well on Randwick's planning capability.

    Lynn Wood asked 7 months ago

    Hi Lynn,
    Thanks for your questions. Some of these questions need a more detailed examination prior to any action.  Following is a summary of your questions and either a response or an indication of the likely actions arising from your question.
    1.The line marking plans are available at this website .  
    (  http://yoursayrandwick.com.au/parking/documents/48555/download )
    2.Given that High Street parking is being permanently removed in March, 2017, the proposed 90º line marking for Mears Avenue will be installed soon.
    3.Your comments regarding the planting of Agapanthas / buxus ground plants, tree plantings (water gums) and “disorderly trees” have been referred to our Open Space Services team
    4.As per our earlier advice to “Fugle1” there are no plans to introduce a one-way movement to any local streets. Mears Avenue will be narrower, however the street width will still be adequate for the expected traffic flows.  Also, the introduction of angle parking usually results in motorists travelling slower along such streets.  
    5.The Council is currently examining improvements to its visitor parking processes, this will likely result in us soon endorsing “scratchy” style passes for visitors.
    6.We’re not quite clear as to the drainage issues you’ve mentioned.  If you contact our Drainage Engineer on 1300 722 542 he may be able to help you.
    7.Your request for a “runner” to follow the garbage trucks in Mears Avenue has been referred to our Waste Services team.
    We trust that these responses go some way to meeting your concerns.  Thank you for your feedback.

  • Why are you going to close the right turn from Anzac pde to Carlton st, that's totally affected the business on the corner of losing all cusomters traveling from north. ? You should have an alternative way for customers traveling from north

    Alex2017 asked 7 months ago

    Hi “Alex2017”,
    Transport for NSW is the agency which has undertaken the design of the Light Rail project.  
    Light Rail projects are different to tram networks.  With a Light Rail project the “trams” generally do not mix with any other vehicles.  As a result most turns across the Light Rail alignments are eliminated.
    With the implementation of the Light Rail project, the only right turns available for motorists travelling northbound from Kingsford will be at Barker Street, High Street and Todman Avenue.  All other right turns into side are being permanently removed.  Also, all currently available right turns into Anzac Parade, from the Kensington side streets (i.e. Ascot, Carlton and Abbotford Streets), will be permanently removed. A new right turn facility will, however, be available for westbound Todman Avenue motorists at Anzac Parade. 
    Also, as we understand it, southbound motorists will only be able to turn right at Dacey Avenue, Todman Avenue, Day Avenue, Barker Street and toward Gardeners Road at Kingsford. 
    We know that this response does not solve your concerns about motorists who visit your business. However, given the proposed nearby Carlton Street Light Rail stop, you could possibly expect an increase in pedestrians (prospective customers) in your area from 2019, when Light Rail operations commence.
    We appreciate your question.

  • Hi Is Soudan Street going to change to one way as it will be very tight with angled parking on one side and parallel on the other side?

    Marilyn asked 7 months ago

    Thanks Marilyn,
    No. As per our earlier advice to “Fugle1” there are no plans to introduce a one-way movement to any local streets.  
    Yes, it will be “tighter”, however the street width will still be adequate for the expected traffic flows.  Also, the introduction of angle parking usually results in motorists travelling slower along such streets.  
    Thanks for your question.

  • Parking is one thing - but what about replacing the bike access? I am a cycling commuter - but Im careful and I don't ride where its not safe. There used to be great cycling from Randwick down Wansey Road and Alison Road - it was separate from the road and safe. Is this going to be replaced when the light rail is complete? The current arrangements are far inferior and the previous bike paths should be made available again when possible. Thanks!

    pipheth asked 8 months ago

    Thanks “pipheth”,
    Absolutely!  Throughout the planning of the Light Rail project, Randwick Council has consistently maintained a view that the pre-existing bike riders’ facilities must be reintroduced and even improved.
    We know that the alternate routes to and from UNSW are currently not great.  We regularly guide the Light Rail consortium on how to better meet the needs of people who are walking and people who are riding. To their credit they usually listen to us.  
    The short term pain will continue for another year or so but, once completed, we’re sure that you’ll be most satisfied with the outcome. 
    We appreciate your query.

  • Why is the council increasing parking when the whole idea of the tram is to discourage people from using their cars? What are the buses for? I am not happy with the whole way this scheme has been rolled out. A note in the letterbox 8 days before work commences (no mention of the tram interestingly - for the benefit of residents it says!) does not constitute consultation. A quiet suburban street (Soudan Street) will be turned into a gridlocked parking lot as there will be barely enough room for cars to pass much less park. Combine this with the girls being delivered and collected from Brigidine College (their double parking restricts traffic now) and it will be a real mess. The only common sense solution is to make the street one-way towards Perouse.

    fugle1 asked 8 months ago

    Dear “Fugle1”
    Thanks for your comments about the Light Rail project and the Council’s parking recovery scheme. 
    As it happens, we will not be increasing parking in your neighbourhood.  In fact, even with the implementation of the parking recovery scheme, the number of parking spaces close to the Light Rail project will be reduced by about 40%.  This is because all of the parking along High Street will be removed permanently in March, 2017. 
    The removal of High Street parking will place greater pressure on parking in your area. In order to improve the ability for local residents, and their visitors, to park close to home, we are introducing angle parking in some streets near to High Street. 
    At this time there are no plans to introduce a one-way movement to any nearby local streets.
    Thank you for your feedback.

  • Hello, I'm wondering why further restricting parking time limits Arthur Street is not included in these plans, and why some areas are getting more, rather than fewer unrestricted parking -- this seems highly counterintuitive given the absurd difficulty of trying to park, as a resident, in randwick. At the moment, it is all but impossible for residents with permits to park on or around Arthur Street during the day, as shoppers, uni students, and hospital visitors park there, sometimes for many hours at a time (as the time restriction is not all that well monitored by wardens, and is already longer at 2h than in comparable streets eg Mears Ave is 1h parking). As a result, I've witnessed and also been victim of shouting standoffs between drivers waiting for parking spots and those sneaking in ahead and stealing these spots. Obviously, people in cars waiting for parking spots to free up also blocks the road. This really isn't a very forward looking parking solution for 'Council' to have come up with -- it's dangerous and uncivil, and is (I assume) so that businesses are not put out by their shoppers struggling to park nearby. Is Randwick council only interested in the views and needs of businesses?? It seems so. Instead, I propose that shoppers park in the Coles/Royal Randwick Centre car parks. Hospital and uni visitors should use those car parks, with council working with these institutions to make that happen. And residential streets should be much better monitored, and given very time time-limited residents parking, because as residential streets they do not have the capacity for safe high-use parking.

    PS asked 8 months ago

    Thanks 'PS',

    Your views on the parking situation in Arthur Street are crystal clear - thank you.

    As per my response to Nora:  

    We're currently reviewing the time limits in Arthur Street to see how we can best meet the varied parking needs of the residential, medical and business communities.  We'll let Arthur Street occupants know of our proposals once the review is completed.

    We should have some details for those from Arthur Street within about three weeks.

    Thanks again for your question.

  • Is it possible to get some consistency with the signage at the northern side of the western end of Barker Street, opposite Kensington oval. The inconsistency with the arrows on the signs seems to leave the issue of parking open to interpretation and causes the road to narrow, in parts, to one lane and is quite dangerous when confronted with aggressive drivers.

    Harley asked 8 months ago

    Hey Harley,

    We weren't aware of any inconsistency with the signage in this part of Barker Street - so we'll have that examined within the next few days and corrected - if required.

    To date we have left some parking alongside the residential dwellings, partially to meet parking demand - but also to encourage a reduced speed along this street.  However, with Day Avenue access being compromised and other Anzac Parade turning options being removed, we know that we need to reassess the parking layout along this section of Barker Street.  This will be undertaken in the next few weeks.  

    Thanks for your question.

  • I was wondering what provision has (or will) be made to provide for 'disabled' parking for people wanting to use the light rail or shops but who have mobility issues? Are there specific spots available? I haven't found any information yet in my readings of the plans. Disabled parking has now become a nightmare in Randwick and Kingsford.

    botanist asked 8 months ago

    Hi  'botanist'.,

    Thanks for your query about 'mobility parking' spaces.

    Currently we have such spaces in:

    • the Silver Street, Randwick, carpark
    • the Rainbow Street, Kingsford, carpark
    • the Meeks Street, Kingsford, carpark
    • the Houston Road, Kingsford, carpark
    • the Borrodale Lane, Kingsford, carpark
    • the Addison Street, Kensington, carpark, and
    • at numerous other locations elsewhere in the Randwick Council area.
    However, you have raised a great point and we'll re-examine the angle parking layouts already implemented, as well as those being proposed, to see if we can better meet the needs of those persons who have mobility challenges.

    Also, don't forget that, within NSW, Permit holders can park in time limited parking areas for longer time periods. If the parking area is limited to:
    • More than 30 minutes: the vehicle can park for an unlimited time
    • 30 minutes: the vehicle can park for up to two hours
    • Less than 30 minutes: the vehicle can park for a maximum of 30 minutes.
    The new time limits we are also installing will provide even more options for Permit Holders.

    Thanks for your question.

  • Parking become a nightmare. I live on Arthur st and the ward cars are taking the parking of the residents although there is a already s dedicated spots for working vehicles. We can't come home and of course no one can come visit. Please advise. Nora

    Nora asked 8 months ago

    Hi Nora,

    We're currently reviewing the time limits in Arthur Street to see how we can best meet the varied parking needs of the residential, medical and business communities.  We'll let Arthur Street occupants know of our proposals once the review is completed.

    Thanks for your query.

  • Whe they make these areas with 90 degree parking will tree planting be included? Putting trees in is good but they need to be natives and protected / sited away from the knoks and bumps of the car parking. also need to ensure the lines are painted on the bitumen, it gets a bit crazy when people are made to work spaces out for themselves.

    talt asked 8 months ago

    Thanks 'talt',

    There certainly will be areas of landscaping included with the introduction of the angle parking layout.  And, all of the new angle parking will be properly line-marked as per your suggestion!

  • Hi, I live on Boronia st, next to Balfour lane. I've noticed over the past year, that more cars are travelling at high speeds (well over 60km/h) around the middle of Boronia st. Because of the gradient of the hill, and the narrower lanes (after angle parking is installed), I'm very concerned that if my vision is obstructed when pulling out of an angle parking, a car travelling at high speed will crash into me. The problem tends to be cars that enter Boronia st from the Duke st end and use it as a short cut to Anzac Pde. I don't currently see any speed limit signs or information for Boronia st (so I don't know what it is, I'm guessing 50km/h). I'd like to suggest a speed limit of 40km/h and adequate speed limit signage. And also suggest, that cars are not able to enter Boronia st from the Duke st end (so extend the Duke st 1 way section all the way to Kensington rd). I think this makes sense as the gap to enter Boronia st does not comfortably fit two cars travelling either way. I think this is a safety issue, now that we are expecting a lot of vehicles to be pulling into and out of (including reversing) into parking spots. thanks and regards

    SafetyFirst asked 8 months ago

    Thanks for your enquiry, 'SafetyFirst' - you raise an important issue.

    An expected outcome of the Boronia Street changes is that traffic speeds will reduce.  It is usually the case that when a roadway is narrowed drivers travel at slower speeds.  So, due to the induced narrowing of Boronia Street, as a result of the angled parking being installed, we fully expect that the traffic speeds along your street will be much less that they were before.

    We agree with you about the local speed limit.  The RMS are being approached to seek approval for a reduction in the speed limit from the current 50km/h to 40km/h, for all of the streets where we are introducing angle parking.

    We have no plans to close access to Boronia Street, at Duke Street.  During construction the access is particularly tight (due to barricades and signage).  But as the works are completed the roadway width becomes more 'comfortable'.  However, with the installation of angle parking on one side, it will be more constrained than it was originally.  This will also induce a reduced speed for motorists as they enter the street. 

    Thanks for your questions.

  • A thank you to Mack Civil Engineering's letter drop advising residents of footpath reconstruction in Carlton Street, definitely needed., on 4 Feb. It encourages residents to use alternative parking etc. in the upcoming week. The same cannot be said of the lack of information to residents in relation to recent work in Carlton/ Elsmere Streets - uncertain about Goodwood. A 10 January letter informed of changes to parking etc. No mention of road closures/ length of time to complete work/ construction of 'islands' etc. narrowing of entrances etc.) Yes have subsequently seen the recovery plan and attempted to decipher it.) Inconvenience can be expected but not danger. ( have had a truck reverse towards me as I grappled to find a way to turn because there was no parking to be had in Elsmere St. which had been closed with no prior notice and no o traffic control directing, entrance from Anzac Pde and Doncaster into Carlton open sometimes, closed at other times demanding need to reverse into busy roads.) My questions are: Are Carlton and Goodwood Streets to become one way? I ' hear' different talk. Will there be access to Carlton Street from Anzac Parade if travelling north, currently not available for Goodwood and Bowral. Will there be access to Carlton Street from Doncaster Avenue if travelling south. Both turns now into very narrow entrances Have already witnessed ' a Mexican standoff' in heavy traffic. What is the outcome expected in having the 'islands' extend so dramatically into Carlton Street at the corner of Elsmere Street? If this street remains two way, I envisage difficulty/danger in traffic passing at these points. Why has an 'island' been created outside 2-6? Carlton Street losing an additional 3-4 car spaces? I notice that bland concrete has already been poured into the smaller 'islands' in Goodwood Street. Why did this not become a 'green space'as, for example, at the corner of Alison Road/Cowper/William Streets? Is this the fate of the larger spaces or will there be attractive green spaces?

    AC asked 8 months ago

    Dear AC,

    Thanks for contacting us with regard to your concerns about the works underway in your area.  

    We apologise for you having recently experienced an incident where you felt unsafe.  The foremost focus of our civil contractors must always be safety.  This includes the safety of community members and the safety of their own staff.  Your concerns about safety matters have been forwarded to the contractors and they have been reminded about their obligations in this area.

     The contractors have also been reminded to keep the community informed about proposed changes to local access - so as to reduce confusion and improve safety.


    Following are your specific questions and our responses:

    Q:   Are Carlton and Goodwood Streets to become one way?

    A:   No. There are no proposed changes to the two-way flow of the streets in your neighbourhood.


    Q:   Will there be access to Carlton Street from Anzac Parade when travelling north?

    A:   No.  As a result of the implementation of the light rail project, the only right turns available  for motorists travelling northbound from Kingsford will be at Barker Street, High Street and Todman Avenue.  All other right turns into side are being permanently removed.  Also, all currently available right turns into Anzac Parade, from the Kensington side streets (i.e. Ascot, Carlton and Abbotford Streets), will be permanently removed. A new right turn facility will, however, be available for westbound Todman Avenue motorists at Anzac Parade. 


    Q:   Will there be access to Carlton Street from Doncaster Avenue?

    A:   Yes.  All turns from Doncaster Avenue, into side streets, will be retained.  The entrances into the side streets are particularly narrow during construction, due to the additional safety barricades and temporary construction warning signage required. Once construction works are completed these entrances will be much easier to negotiate. 


    Q:   What is the outcome expected in having the 'islands' extend so dramatically into Carlton Street at the corner of Elsmere Street?

    A:   Concurrent with the increase in the number of parking spaces in these streets we are also seeking to improve the overall streetscape.  Generally, landscaping treatments are being installed at the intersections, where parking is not legally permitted.  Such is the case at the Carlton Street / Elsemere Street intersection.  This intersection has also been narrowed but will be much easier to negotiate once construction has been completed.

    Q:   Why has an 'island' been created outside 2-4 and 6 Carlton Street - losing an additional 3-4 car spaces?

    A:   Given the minimal spacing between the two street trees at this location and given the proximity of the trees to the kerb line, it was not appropriate to propose the installation of angled parking spaces here.  This area will be landscaped.   


    Q:   Why did some of the smaller kerb nibs in Goodwood Street not become 'green spaces' as, for example, at the corner of Alison Road/Cowper/William Streets? Is this the fate of the larger spaces or will there be attractive green spaces?

    A:   Generally, in line with our objective to also improve the streetscape, green elements /  landscaping will be applied to the larger kerb nibs.



    AC, Thanks for taking the time to raise these important questions with us, We trust that the responses we've supplied above address your concerns.  

  • Hello, I live in Boronia Street near Duke Street and would like to know what is happening with access for cars wanting to turn from Boronia Street into Duke Street and then on to Todman Avenue. Before the works commenced, cars were able to exit Boronia Street by turning right into Duke Street, but with the works currently happening, the end of Boronia Street is now closed for cars to turn into Duke Street, essentially making that part of the street one way, only for cars coming from Duke Street. Is this temporary or is this going to be permanent? It looks as though it's going to be permanent as there now appears to be only enough space for one lane of cars, due to the widening of the footpath area. I hope it's temporary because it is now incredibly inconvenient to get from Boronia Street to Todman Avenue. I've also been noticing that though there are barricades in place, with "Road Closed" signs up, cars are still turning into Duke Street, which is a problem if there is a car coming the other way.

    HelenB asked 8 months ago

    Hi Helen,

    Sorry about our delayed response.  

    Please rest assured that we have no plans to change traffic flow arrangements at the Duke / Boronia intersection.

    For community and workers safety, during construction the civil contractor may have to restrict access temporarily while they are working on the sides of the road.  

    The final layout accommodates all of the current movements to and from Duke and Boronia Streets  

    Thanks for your query

  • In regards to the parking recovery plan for Bowral St, Kensington, I think you may have vastly underestimated the need for residential parking/exemption of time limits for permit holders. Bowral St is already extremely busy and is often used for those attending the local church or school functions (it can often take over 30mins to find nearby parking on Friday evenings for example). Further, nearby streets such as Ascot St, Doncaster Ave & Todman Ave also have very few spots available for residents. For those of us who do not have off street parking available these streets are a vital necessity. The time restrictions suggested of 8.00am - 8.00pm Monday to Sunday also pose a problem, no other area has such long restrictions, ending at 6.00 at not applying over the weekend. Finally your lack of communication to those of us living in the area has been underwhelming, for example tonight parking on Bowral St has been blocked off. Why and for what purpose? It would be helpful to know these things well in advance in order to make alternative plans.

    M asked 8 months ago

    Thanks for your questions M, 

    We agree with you that finding parking in your area is a challenge.  This will intensify with Transport for NSW’s imminent removal of all parking along Anzac Parade; due to the light rail project.  This is why we are making these parking changes.

    The four current Bowral Street ‘resident parking spaces’ will be doubled to eight spaces.  There will also be an increased number of 'resident parking spaces' in nearby streets which can also be used by residents who have ‘KN2’ parking permits.  

    In addition, by implementing angle parking, we are able to increase the available parking supply in Bowral Street, by twelve spaces.

    As per our earlier advice to a fellow resident, ‘KiwiBrad’ (who actually asked that we extend the time limits later into the evening), we note that the current proposal provides quite a few additional 'resident parking spaces' and extends the existing hours of application of the scheme by two hours; from 6pm to 8pm. These are significant changes for your  neighbourhood.  It is our experience that the extension of time limits, later into the evening, can be quite controversial for many residents as it can affect social visits by friends and family.  We would expect to review the parking controls in your area some 12 months after their implementation - suggestions such as yours would certainly be assessed at that time.

    The construction works for the angled parking spaces in Bowral Street recently commenced - hence the current barricading off of parking spaces.  Please accept our apologies for you not receiving one of the notifications; which we understood were to be distributed last week.  This matter will be taken up with the civil contractor undertaking the works in your street.

    Thanks again for your queries.


  • With reference to the Goodwood St parking changes. Its great the there will be more parking spaces/ 90 deg parking. I'm disappointed that the unrestricted parking is being removed from near the corner of Doncaster and Goodwood. This is just another money making exercise by Randwick Council. Other streets are having their unrestricted parking left. Leave Goodwood Street unrestricted parking.

    Perry asked 8 months ago

    Hi Perry,

    Thanks for your input on this parking matter. 

    Following receipt of your comments our Integrated Transport team have reviewed the plans and understand your views on the matter.  As a result, we'll modify the proposal and ensure that we retain some unrestricted parking on the southern side of Goodwood Street, near Doncaster Avenue.  

    Thanks again for your valuable feedback.


  • Hi, I am a resident living along Boronia Street. Would this new parking spaces imply time limit to residents nearby as well? If yes, where are we supposed to park our vehicles?

    Alex0424 asked 8 months ago

    Thank you for your question.

    With our proposed Boronia Street parking changes, the majority of the parking spaces will remain as unrestricted - in other words, most parking spaces will have NO time limits.  These are all of the spaces coloured GREEN on the following plans: 

    There will, however, be some 90 minute parking limits installed near to the walkways which link through to Anzac Parade.  These walkways are next to both no.1 and no.45 Boronia Street. These spaces will assist your local businesses by providing for some of the parking needs of their customers. These spaces are shown as BLUE on the plans.

    Also, there will be numbers of spaces where a 2 hour limit will apply to all cars, except for those which are displaying a resident parking permit.  These spaces (shown in PINK 'dotted' lines on the plans) generally align with the existing resident parking spaces.

    Given the mix of 'resident parking spaces' and unrestricted parking spaces, residents can choose where they wish park.  

    For information about applying for a permit, click here.

  • Are you able to extend the restriction times from 8am - 10pm for Abbotford and Carlton. People going to the ES Marks, Stadiums and EQ will park at 6pm giving them 2 hours parking which means unrestricted parking from 6pm. Already a challenge to get parking after work from 6.30pm.

    k1w1brad asked 8 months ago

    Thank you for your question about parking controls in the Abbotford / Carlton Streets area.  At this time we will not be extending the parking restrictions later into the evening hours, beyond 8pm.  

    The current proposal provides quite a few additional 'resident parking scheme' spaces and extends the existing hours of application of the scheme by two hours; from 6pm to 8pm. These are significant changes for this neighbourhood.  

    It is our experience that the extension of time limits, later into the evening, can be quite controversial for many residents as it can greatly affect social visits by friends and family.

    We would expect to review the parking controls in this area some 12 months after their implementation - suggestions such as yours would be assessed at that time.

  • Could you relocate the GoGet CarShare space on Mears Ave, Randwick from the corner near Avoca Street and move it to a less busy spot further away from the retail area. It takes up a spot where no one else can park and it is typically vacant as the rental car is used for full day rentals and the car space cannot be used. This spot could be a one hour parking space.

    MBL asked 9 months ago

    Thanks for this suggestion.  We're currently examining our options for increasing the number of parking spaces in this area, by introducing angled parking arrangements where possible.  These changes will likely be introduced by the end of March, 2017.  At that time we will also be reviewing the parking controls (time limits etc..) within Mears Avenue and other nearby streets.  Your request about relocating the car share space will now be taken into account as part of that review.  Thank you for your enquiry.