Site Travel Plan
Location & Land Use
ALT & Sienna Apartments is located at 18 Mt Alexander Road in the suburb, Travancore. Our location is perfectly balance for inner city -suburban living and it offers a wide range of transportation options for the Residents.
Mt Alexander Road is a Declared Main Road extending north-west from Flemington Road, just south of ALT & Sienna Apartments, to Bulla Road Essendon.
In the vicinity of the Travancore, Mt Alexander Road typically consists of a single carriageway of two traffic lanes and a bicycle lane in each direction, with the central traffic lanes shared with trams.
To the south, towards City Link and Flemington Road, the Mt Alexander Road reserve widens to introduce a central median on approach to the City Link interchange.
Pedestrian traffic in the area of the site is primarily accommodated by standard concrete or asphalt footpaths within the reserves of the road network. Crossing points are provided at all intersections surrounding the site. Travancore on the Park encourages all Residents to utilise the pedestrian network.
Bicycle Access & Storage Locations
ALT & Sienna Apartments has excellent access to an extensive on and off-road bicycle network, with direct access to the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail and the Capital City Trail. The Moonee Ponds Creek offroad trail extends along the rear of the complex adjacent to Citylink, and connects to the Capital City Trail to the south, which continues along the creek to the south to the Docklands and through Royal Park to the north.
In addition, exclusive bicycle lanes are provided along Mt Alexander Road along the site frontage, continuing as shared bicycle/parking lanes along Flemington Road and Peel Street to the south east, allowing convenient access to the CBD.
Connect with Melbournes Bicycle Network – see bicyclenetwork.com.au for more information!
Travancore on the Park aims to encourage the use of bicycles as a mode of transport in order to reduce the dependency on private motor vehicles. The provision of bicycle facilities on-site is anticipated to increase the number of trips made by bicycle. Please see the allocated bicycle storage areas below applicable to your building.
Residents’ can store their bicycles on their nominated bicycle rack located at their nominated car space.
Alexander Lombard Tower
ALT Residents’ have the option to store their bicycles at the bicycle rails situated in the central area of each Car Park level ( 1 to 7).
Bus Line 402
Location: Mt Alexander Rd
Route: Moonee Ponds to City via Airport West, Shoppingtown, Melbourne Airport and Sunbury Station (weekends only)
Tram 59 Stop 23
Location: Mt Alexander Rd – 30m Outside ALT
Route: Airport West to City via Niddrie, Essendon, Moonee Ponds, Flemington Road, Victoria Market and Elizabeth St.
Tram 57 Stop 22
Location: Racecourse Rd – 400m south
Route: West Maribymong to City via Maribymong, Ascot Vale, Newmarket, Nth Melbourne, Victoria Market and Elizabeth St.
Upfield Line – 350m south of Travancore on the Park
Location: Flemington Bridge Station City Loop to Upfield via Nth Melbourne, Coburg, Line and Gowrie
Please note that the Train timetable changes from week to week. See https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain for the most recent timetable.
Existing Taxi Services
Taxis can be hired off the street, or by phoning one of the taxi depots listed below 24 hours a day seven days a week.
- Silver Top Taxis 13 10 08
- Yellow Cabs 13 CABS
- Arrow 13 22 11
- Embassy Taxis 13 17 55
Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Services:
- Maxi Taxis 9277 3877
- Silver Top Taxi Services 8413 7207
Share Car Facilities
Travancore on the Park has dedicated to providing one GreenShare Car on the Travancore site, for primary use of the Residents.
When you become a member you will receive a SmartCard, allowing for easy access to all of our vehicles. Book a car online and it will be waiting for you at the designated location. Use your SmartCard to access the vehicle and you’re on your way. When you’re done, bring it back and park it in the same spot – see http://www.greensharecar.com.au/how-it-works/ for more information.
The location of the share car is situated in the main driveway between the Alexander Lombard Tower and Sienna Apartment as shown below:
Travancore on the Park encourages all Residents to utilise Car Pooling or Shared transportation methods in effort to promote the environmental benefits of commuting using shared vehicles.
Example of carpooling website connecting nearby rideshares:
Share Ur Ride