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City of Melville installs speed signs to replace speed bumps at Apex Reserve



The City of Melville is looking into alternative safety measures for dangerous sections of shared pathways, including at Apex Reserve, where a controversial speed hump trial last month led to two cyclists being injured.

City chief executive Marten Tieleman said signs warning speeding cyclists to “slow down” were installed at accident hot spots late last month as part of a two-month trial.

The City is seeking community feedback on the effectiveness of the signs via its Melville Talks website.

“We are also investigating options to install non-slip pavement markings to further moderate speed and improve safety,” Mr Tieleman said.

He would not be drawn on whether the City intended to reintroduce the speed humps, which were hastily…

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