West Terrace plans?

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West Terrace plans?

#1 Post by Aidan » Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:37 pm

A while ago I read of a long term plan for West Terrace. It included a tramway, but there were fewer road lanes; instead the traffic was diverted somewhere further west (I can't remember whether it was Railway Terrace or a new road).

Does anyone know:
• Whose plan was it?
• How detailed was it?
• How seriously was it considered? Is it still alive?
• What route would the diverted traffic have taken? If it was via Railway Terrace, was widening of Railway Terrace part of the plan? If so, how much?
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Re: West Terrace plans?

#2 Post by Nathan » Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:11 pm

You're thinking of the Life on the Edge study done by the Integrated Design Commission. Not online anymore, but lucky for you I had a pdf still lying around ;)

It contained different visions by Tridente Architects, Taylor Cullity Lethlean, and HASSELL

http://docdro.id/HrGBPO6

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Re: West Terrace plans?

#3 Post by ChillyPhilly » Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:51 am

That plan always springs to mind when I head down West Terrace. Its recommendations wouldn't go astray. I don't think we'll ever see the tramline down there though.
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Re: West Terrace plans?

#4 Post by claybro » Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:02 am

You mean the scraggly gum trees, dead native grass and exposed irrigation pipes (obviously not in use) are not the finished product?

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Re: West Terrace plans?

#5 Post by bits » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:48 pm

claybro wrote:You mean the scraggly gum trees, dead native grass and exposed irrigation pipes (obviously not in use) are not the finished product?
Has a lawn mower been run over the never used irrigation pipes like Mawson Lakes Elder Smith Road?

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