Age Friendly streetscape project

 

Walking, one of the best forms of physical activity, is heavily influenced by a well-planned and maintained streetscape. We know that people are more likely to walk if the route is safe, amenable, comfortable and sheltered.

The Age Friendly Streetscape Project seeks to create a network of streets across the City of Unley that have well designed and maintained footpaths, are accessible for all, and have plenty of seating and shade.

The City of Unley has developed Age Friendly Streetscape Guidelines(PDF, 2MB) to consider in all redevelopments of streets and open spaces.

The first designated Age Friendly Streetscapes are:

  • Burnham Avenue, Myrtle Bank

  • Ferguson Avenue between Glen Osmond and Fullarton Roads

  • Fisher Street, Fullarton and Myrtle Bank

  • Goodwood Road between the tram line and Angus Street

  • Leader Street, Wayville

  • Lily and Ophir Streets between Goodwood and King William Roads

  • Young Street between Unley and King William Roads continuing into Trevelyan Street.

Each of the above streets have vinyl ‘Age Friendly Streetscape’ decals along the footpath to promote them as a safe, accessible and well-designed walkway.