Wyndham City wants to encourage residents to ditch their cars and make more trips by foot or bike under an ambitious plan to make Wyndham the active transport leader of Victoria.
The Wyndham Active Transport Strategy 2020 aims to turn walking and cycling into a genuine transport mode of choice for residents going about their daily business.
A key component of the strategy is connecting the missing links in our walking and cycling paths that currently make journeys on foot, bike, scooter, wheelchair and the like harder than they need to be.
That’s why over the 2020/21 financial year Wyndham City will invest $1 million to conduct an extensive audit to identify missing links and infrastructure issues within Wyndham’s active transport network, which will be used to inform the capital works program for the next 12 months and beyond.
Wyndham City will also use this information to advocate for State and Federal funding to complete paths that are not Council managed. Council has received a $1.2 million Federal Government grant through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program to fund existing footpath repairs and construction of new shared paths as identified by the Wyndham Active Transport Strategy 2020.
A list of footpath upgrades for 2020/21 are listed below. Keep up to date with the progress of these works and any new projects by checking this page, which is updated regularly.
Connecting the missing links in Wyndham’s walking and cycling paths
- Making it easier and safer for residents to get from A to B by walking or cycling
- Reducing on-road traffic congestion
- Encouraging more environmentally-friendly modes of travel
Wyndham City has completed designs for new footpaths along the following streets. Construction on these footpaths is expected to take place over 2020/21.
Council is also in the early stages of planning and design for a further 25 sites.
- Whitsunday Drive, Hoppers Crossing
- Lock Avenue, Werribee
- Regent Street, Hoppers Crossing
- Riverside Avenue, Werribee
- Farm Road, Werribee
- Pepino Court, Werribee
- Tangelo Terrace, Werribee
- Valencia Lane, Werribee
- Oaktree Avenue, Wyndham Vale