Walking in Glen Eira

A closely spaced grid of local and arterial roads offer a connected pedestrian network. There are also off-road walking paths across the City, including the historic Rosstown Rail Trail and Elster Creek Trail.

Council’s Walking and Accessibility Action Plan

Council has a Walking and Accessibility Action Plan, which focuses on building an accessible and safe pedestrian network, to support walking as an attractive form of transport within Glen Eira. The plan sets out actions for infrastructure, policy and enforcement, education and behaviour.  

Self-guided walking tours

If you love walking and history, you’ll love the range of self-guided walking tours on offer in Glen Eira. These short walks encourage people of all ages and abilities to enjoy our parks and open spaces. Some offer interpretative trails, guided by comprehensive brochures and/or signage. Read more here.

TravelSmart maps

TravelSmart is a Victorian Government initiative which aims to encourage sustainable travel options. Our pocket-sized TravelSmart Map (3MB) contains information on local train, tram and bus routes, as well as maps of bicycle routes and paths. You can get a TravelSmart map from our Service Centre, libraries and local bicycle shops.