Bicycle Network: Metro Routes
Sydney: Cross City Tunnel
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Here are some extracts from documents relating to the Cross City Tunnel project.
The Cross City Tunnel project involves:
- The financing, design and construction of associated improvements to surface roads, including new bus and bicycle lanes, intersection improvements, ‘traffic calming’ measures,… to take advantage of the opportunities afforded by reduced traffic congestion.
Cross City Tunnel (Selected) Conditions of Consent
The Proponent shall prepare individual Traffic Management Plans (TMPs) for each construction site in accordance with the Framework Construction Traffic Management Plan required by Condition 45, and in consultation with relevant local councils and other agencies, prior to commencement of substantial construction affecting that area. The individual TMPs shall be incorporated into the relevant Construction Method Statements required under Condition 18. The individual TMPs shall include, but not be limited to:
- the impact on pedestrian and bicycle facilities, including measures to ensure safe pedestrian and cycle routes and access at all times, and the provision of alternative facilities and locations for pedestrians and cyclists;
67. Subject to the ongoing development of the CCS Bike Plan for the CBD, the Proponent shall, in consultation with Bicycle NSW, CCS and SSCC and to the satisfaction of the Director-General, develop and provide funding for the construction of a connection from the William/Park/Druitt Street cycle route to the Pyrmont Bridge and King Street Cycleway.
68. Subject to the ongoing development of the CCS Bike Plan for the CBD, the Proponent shall, in consultation with Bicycle NSW, SSCC and CCS, investigate a cyclist connection between Oxford Street and Darling Drive. In designing this connection, the Proponent shall investigate the provision of a two way cycle route in Liverpool Street between Harbour and Elizabeth Streets; a pedestrian and cyclist crossing at the intersection with Harbour Street; and investigate the establishment of a cycle route along the western footpath of Harbour Street or at the southern side of Pier Street. The Proponent shall submit a Report, prepared by a qualified bicycle planner, on the feasibility of this connection and shall comply with all reasonable requirements of the Director-General.