Posts Tagged ‘pedestrians’

How long does it take to move a bike hoop?

Over the past few years the City of Melbourne has currently installing more bike hoops around the CBD, permitting more cyclists to securely park their bikes. But what happens when one of the hoops is placed in a stupid place? Back on 29 January 2018 I spotted this example near the corner of William and […]

Bourke and Spencer Street – where cars take priority

If you have ever caught a tram down Bourke Street and alighted at the corner of Spencer Street, the massive wait for the pedestrian lights to turn green should be quite familiar. So how long will you get stuck waiting there?

Tram load of passengers depart a route 96 service at the corner of Bourke and Spencer Streets

Revisiting Melbourne’s clogged intersections

Recently I’ve blogged about idiot drivers queuing through intersections, and police holding jaywalking ‘blitzes’. So what has changed in the past few months?

Z3.144 and D1.3501 wait for a car blocking the tracks at Swanston and Flinders Streets

‘Jaywalking’ in the Melbourne CBD

It seems that every second month the Victoria Police decide to hold a jaywalking ‘blitz’ in the Melbourne CBD – in the 2011-12 financial year they issued 5690 fines to pedestrians. So what actual offence do the infringement notices have written on them?

Police book jaywalkers outside Flinders Street Station

Queuing through intersections – Melbourne’s latest fad?

From the time I spend walking around the Melbourne CBD to and from work, it seems that the latest fad for motorists is queuing through intersections.

Dimwit blocks the pedestrian crossing at Swanston and Collins Streets