MASTER PLANNING Setting the Vision Master Plans Strategic Plan Economic Development Plan - Digital Economic Strategy
Prospect Road Key Directions 1.The Heartbeat of the Inner North 2.Cultural & Entertainment Hub 3.Public Transport Corridor 4.Mixed Use & Eclectic 5.Vibrant
Prospect Road Upgrade Re-sheeting request Kerb and Gutter upgrade Places for People funding –Master planning and subsequent construction Widespread community engagement Focus on the place – not the road
Prospect Road Challenges DPTI’s focus on traffic movement over pedestrian movement Restrictive DPTI requirements - road design –Bike lanes –Bollards –Limited options for traffic control - no Zebra Crossings Local traders: car parks v. outdoor dining
... a people friendly road that is framed by attractive medium to high density housing in some areas and local character houses in others, all within a short distance of cafes, interesting and eclectic boutique shops, daily shopping needs, offices...
Highs Internal project management Design process and quality Use of and influencing consultants Partnership with State Government Bollards Plantings Unique Artwork – Advisory Board EM education Economic activity uplift (no vacancies )
Lows Cost and financial impact on council Deferral of other capital works for 2 years Elected Member support/Local Government elections Disruption to traders Community/resident resentment/acceptance Bollards NBN costs
Ministerial DPA in partnership with Council Council Workshops Study tour Council Corridor Rezoning
Education Scale - relationship to street Setbacks – front, rear & side Configuration Site coverage Overshadowing Community Campaign Council Elections Council By Elections
Multiple awards Farmers Market Trader facade upgrades Media activity Reputation and brand shift The “Spin offs”
Cost & financial impact Elected Member support/Local Government elections DPTI Disruption to traders Community fears/acceptance Lessons
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