Resident of many years believes Maquarie St and Vernon Tce have become dangerous streets

Submitted by TPA Editor on Wed, 16/04/2014 - 6:39pm

30 kph and several pedestrian crossings would do so much for the area. The current limit is 50 kph and there are no crossings from Commercial Rd all the way into New Farm. I am aware that Macquarie and Vernon form part of a bus route, however the roads are of a similar width to Lamington St (and others nearby) where the limit is only 20 kph. Macquarie and Vernon also now have far more pedestrians crossing back and forth to enter/leave residential buildings, cafes, bars and restaurants throughout the day and in the evenings.

Historic Teneriffe landmark to receive new lease on life

Submitted by TPA Editor on Wed, 16/04/2014 - 6:14pm

Brisbane’s historic Engine Room would receive a full renovation and have a café and public amenities installed under proposed plans to rejuvenate the riverside heritage building in Teneriffe. Acting Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today announced that Brisbane City Council would put forward an Engine Room revitalisation project for public comment later this month.

Monthly meeting 15 April

Submitted by Ben Pritchard on Mon, 14/04/2014 - 10:52am

The 15 April meeting of TPA will be held, as usual, at 24 Macquarie Street, Teneriffe, commencing at 7:00pm. We have a full agenda, as you can read: 1. Welcome and Apologies 2. Matters arising from last meeting, and confirmation of minutes a. Telstra tower 3. Membership and Fees 4. Teneriffe Park, collaboration with Scouts 5. Correspondence a. BCC b. Central Ward c. Brisbane Open House 6. TPA Petition update and discussion 7. Teneriffe Festival a. Raffle b. AccessArts 8. Development Applications 9. Any other business

BCC response to TPA petition

Submitted by Ben Pritchard on Sun, 06/04/2014 - 12:40pm

After a lengthy period of consideration, TPA has received from Brisbane City Council a response to the petition seeking the introduction of a speed limit, and the provision of improved pedestrian crossing facilities on Macquarie Street/Vernon Terrace and Skyring Terrace. The attached letter from the Council sets out the proposed response, which is to undertake more research and analysis, as you can read.

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