Grattan St links important bike routes:
- Flemington Rd
- Royal Pde
- Swanston St
- Rathdowne St
- Carlton Gardens to Nicholson and Gertrude Streets
But it looks like this:
Grattan St at Melbourne University
Until Vicroads learns how to build roundabouts that can be traversed by bicycle, escaping from the Haymarket (roundabout of death) will be necessary – Grattan St is a Haymarket bypass.
As you can see from the above photograph, there is plenty of space available. Melbourne BUG recommends kerbside, separated lanes, with parking on the right of bikes and one traffic lane. If necessary the parking lane can be a peak-hour clearway.