New bike path to go ahead

This proposed bike path was approved by Councillors on 23 November 2017 and will be developed in 2019.

We will be putting in a short section of bike path through Post Office Square so people can ride from Customhouse Quay to Jervois Quay and Queens Wharf. The path will be beside the road on a small width of the paved area, and clearly defined.

At present, people biking towards the waterfront and Jervois Quay are restricted in how they can get through Post Office Square because of the one-way restriction on the traffic lane and the pedestrian-only restriction in the square. However, a survey in May 2017 during the evening peak recorded 49 people riding across Jervois Quay from Post Office Square, either towards Queens Wharf or onto Jervois Quay.


IMG 0951

 Changes will be made on this side of Post Office Square to make riding to the waterfront easier.

Expand All

What's changing

  • A 1.5-metre wide bike path will be installed along the edge of the square, inside the bollards. The path will not be green but will be clearly defined.
  • Improved ramps will be provided for people walking and biking on both sides of Jervois Quay, and at the eastern end of the square.
  • There will be crossing buttons for pedestrians and people on bikes on Customhouse Quay and Jervois Quay.

 Post Office Square

  • The feedback period on proposed traffic changes (resolutions) for this project was 26 September to 16 October 2017.
  • Councillors approved the proposal on 23 November 2017.
  • We plan to install the new section of lane in 2019. 

Read the Traffic Resolution report that went out for consultation, and the feedback below.

We have received feedback from the community about this project. Click here to view the summary graphs.

Formal Submissions

Your views