I have long thought that the advertising hoarding at the bottom of King Street needs removing as it is in the way of pedestrians and cyclists. Yesterday this mobile sign appeared advising motorists…Continue
"Councils get dependent on JCD to erect bus shelters etc in return for advertising space, so are reluctant to remove any bill boards or end panels on bus shelters that are blocking sight lines or paths. The contracts are supposed to be hard to vary.…"
"Yes the JC Decaux signs.
There's another one in the direct path on the cyclepath along Parramatta Rd Burwood.
How is it council can ignore rule, standards & safety so obviously and not be held to account?"
"There's a safety issue with cars because cars are so big, travel so fast, and are so much less manoeuvrable than people on foot or on bikes. The irksome thing is that the safety problem is transferred from those who choose the big, lumbering,…"
"U mean the JC Decaux ones? We did try to get that one removed some time ago but there is a contract and JCD will not agree to remove them and council seems afraid to take action. The ones on Pyrmont Bridge ought to go too"
"Am I the only one seeing the elephant in the room?
Why is it acceptable to erect these scrolling billboards in the direct path of pedestrians & vehicles (bikes). It would never be allowed on a road due to safety. Aren't people worth…"
"I also filled out the CoS website form, they called me tonight and left a gruff voicemail saying they will send someone to look and I should contact RTA. Regardless of phone manner, it was gone this evening, so job well done all."