One of Canberra’s busiest precincts, Lonsdale Street in Braddon, is set to lose more car parking spaces in a bid to make the area safer for pedestrians and cyclists.
- 25 parking spaces will be removed in a proposed redesign of Lonsdale Street
- The City Renewable Authority says the street has become dangerous for pedestrians
- The median strip will be replaced with a wide area of trees and other plants
If approved, the proposed upgrade of the 600-metre strip of restaurants and boutique stores would be carried out next year.
The draft plans include replacing the median strip — now used for parking — with a wide area of trees and garden beds.
Five pedestrian crossings would be added to the street — three at the northern end,…