Pedestrian Safety, Como Parade West and Como Parade East Mentone

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Background

Council is responding to community concerns about the lack of a suitable pedestrian crossing on Como Parade West (near Cremona Street) and Como Parade East (near Rogers Street), Mentone. Concerns have been raised regarding the safety of children crossing the two roads during school drop-off and pick-up hours.

The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) has been conducting work at this location to improve pedestrian connectivity. As a result, the centre median island on Como Parade West has been extended to the south and a new pair of pram crossings will be installed on Como Parade West and Como Parade East.

Council Action

Council proposes to further improve safety at the site by:

  1. Adding two speed cushions on Como Parade West, near the extended centre median island, to slow traffic in the area. Council will also conduct traffic and pedestrian counts (post COVID-19 restrictions and once school returns) to determine if further measures such as a zebra crossing are warranted.
  2. Providing a supervised school crossing on Como Parade East near Rogers Street.
  3. Installing line marking on Rogers Street (at the Como Parade East intersection) to improve separation between vehicles exiting Rogers Street and the proposed school crossing.


Have Your Say

What do you think of the additional safety treatments Council is proposing?

You can share your views by:

  • Taking part in our online survey via the link below
  • Make a further submission by emailing info@kingston.vic.gov.au, mailing PO Box 1000 Mentone or calling 1300 653 356

Further Information

For further information please contact the Traffic & Transport team on 1300 653 356.

Background

Council is responding to community concerns about the lack of a suitable pedestrian crossing on Como Parade West (near Cremona Street) and Como Parade East (near Rogers Street), Mentone. Concerns have been raised regarding the safety of children crossing the two roads during school drop-off and pick-up hours.

The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) has been conducting work at this location to improve pedestrian connectivity. As a result, the centre median island on Como Parade West has been extended to the south and a new pair of pram crossings will be installed on Como Parade West and Como Parade East.

Council Action

Council proposes to further improve safety at the site by:

  1. Adding two speed cushions on Como Parade West, near the extended centre median island, to slow traffic in the area. Council will also conduct traffic and pedestrian counts (post COVID-19 restrictions and once school returns) to determine if further measures such as a zebra crossing are warranted.
  2. Providing a supervised school crossing on Como Parade East near Rogers Street.
  3. Installing line marking on Rogers Street (at the Como Parade East intersection) to improve separation between vehicles exiting Rogers Street and the proposed school crossing.


Have Your Say

What do you think of the additional safety treatments Council is proposing?

You can share your views by:

  • Taking part in our online survey via the link below
  • Make a further submission by emailing info@kingston.vic.gov.au, mailing PO Box 1000 Mentone or calling 1300 653 356

Further Information

For further information please contact the Traffic & Transport team on 1300 653 356.