There’s a spate of roadworks everywhere throughout the inner city suburbs of Sydney – it must be maintenance time! What seems especially effective – although
needing some adjustment as a driver – are the cycleways under construction in the Sydney City area. The Council of the City of Sydney’s website says: “These plans are community-driven to manage and calm traffic on local roads, increase pedestrian, bicycle and public transport access and provide better safety and amenity for local residents“.
The ones in Newtown that are already in place are effective as there is no confusion between the different modes of transport and so there’s a greater sense of real and perceived safety for everyone. There is a loss of parking spaces though but my understanding is that this is meant to discourage people from parking and so use public transport and/or cycleways!