CR 132: Sharing the Main Street: Practitioners' Guide to Managing the Road Environment of Traffic Routes through Commercial Centres (1993)


Sharing the Main Street represents the culmination of research which started over ten years ago at the University of New South Wales into the competing uses of the street space through town centres and other activity areas. Encouraged by this research, and local and overseas precedents, the RTA decided to develop guidelines for country and metropolitan local authorities who may wish to consider appropriate changes to their "Main Streets". As these guidelines show, such changes may range from modest improvements to the pedestrian spaces to significant rearrangements of the street space. Good urban design is encouraged at all scales.

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Type: Research and Analysis Report
Sub Type: Consultant Report
Author(s): H Westerman
Topics: Road, Traffic management
Publication Date: 01/11/93