Safe crossing on Hampton Road

We're working with the community to make it safer for people to cross Hampton Road at the Scott Street intersection.


During the four week consultation on the amended designs we held a community information session and received 186 responses on My Say Freo. A proposal for Option 1 will now be presented to the Finance, Policy, Operations & Legislation Committee (FPOL) meeting on Wednesday 10 October 2018.


The concept for Option 1 can be viewed here, it includes:

  • Move the guarded school pedestrian crossing approximately 50 meters south of its current location and create a new guarded school pedestrian crossing, complete with median island refuge and also pedestrian crossing lights that will flash at peak, before and after school crossing times.

  • Remove the existing guarded school pedestrian crossing.

  • Move the existing northbound bus stop approximately 20m north of its existing location, to provide a safe distance from the guarded school pedestrian crossing.

  • Reinstate access for vehicles turning right into Scott Street through the removal of the trial median installed in March 2017.

  • Trial the use of a riley kerb system (rumble device) to deter vehicle lane changes on the approach to the guarded school pedestrian crossing.



Background

During October and November 2017, the City of Fremantle asked for your feedback on two traffic design options to improve pedestrian safety at the intersection of Hampton Road and Scott Street, South Fremantle.

In response to the concerns raised by the community during the engagement process, a decision was postponed by council in December 2017 to examine the possibility of a signalised pedestrian crossing.

The City investigated two signalised options and found:

  • A signalised pedestrian crossing is unlikely to be supported by Main Roads WA. For more information on the reasons why, read the FAQs.
  • The school crossing guard would be withdrawn if a signalised pedestrian crossing were installed,

    as WA Police do not provide the service at signalised crossings.

After considering feedback from the community, local businesses, the Transport Minister’s office, Main Roads WA and the Children’s Crossing Unit at Police WA we amended the previously proposed design.

In response to the various concerns raised by the stakeholders (and subject to MRWA approval), an amended Option 1 (view an aerial plan ) and an amended Option 2 (view an aerial plan) were proposed. These options were open for a four week consultation and we received 186 responses on My Say Freo and 19 people attended the community information session.


We're working with the community to make it safer for people to cross Hampton Road at the Scott Street intersection.


During the four week consultation on the amended designs we held a community information session and received 186 responses on My Say Freo. A proposal for Option 1 will now be presented to the Finance, Policy, Operations & Legislation Committee (FPOL) meeting on Wednesday 10 October 2018.


The concept for Option 1 can be viewed here, it includes:

  • Move the guarded school pedestrian crossing approximately 50 meters south of its current location and create a new guarded school pedestrian crossing, complete with median island refuge and also pedestrian crossing lights that will flash at peak, before and after school crossing times.

  • Remove the existing guarded school pedestrian crossing.

  • Move the existing northbound bus stop approximately 20m north of its existing location, to provide a safe distance from the guarded school pedestrian crossing.

  • Reinstate access for vehicles turning right into Scott Street through the removal of the trial median installed in March 2017.

  • Trial the use of a riley kerb system (rumble device) to deter vehicle lane changes on the approach to the guarded school pedestrian crossing.



Background

During October and November 2017, the City of Fremantle asked for your feedback on two traffic design options to improve pedestrian safety at the intersection of Hampton Road and Scott Street, South Fremantle.

In response to the concerns raised by the community during the engagement process, a decision was postponed by council in December 2017 to examine the possibility of a signalised pedestrian crossing.

The City investigated two signalised options and found:

  • A signalised pedestrian crossing is unlikely to be supported by Main Roads WA. For more information on the reasons why, read the FAQs.
  • The school crossing guard would be withdrawn if a signalised pedestrian crossing were installed,

    as WA Police do not provide the service at signalised crossings.

After considering feedback from the community, local businesses, the Transport Minister’s office, Main Roads WA and the Children’s Crossing Unit at Police WA we amended the previously proposed design.

In response to the various concerns raised by the stakeholders (and subject to MRWA approval), an amended Option 1 (view an aerial plan ) and an amended Option 2 (view an aerial plan) were proposed. These options were open for a four week consultation and we received 186 responses on My Say Freo and 19 people attended the community information session.