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Tour of Vancouver’s bikeways: old and new

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in Advocacy, Featured, News | 0 comments

A bike ride through Vancouver’s new and old bike infrastructure

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Support protected bike lanes downtown

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in Advocacy, Biketoria, Featured | 0 comments

The protected bike lane network (formerly Biketoria) is already partially under constructionou along Pandora Ave, but we still need your support to keep the next few routes moving.

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Belleville St block gets a new plaza & bike lane

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Advocacy, Biketoria, Featured, News | 1 comment

The 400 block of Belleville St right in front of the old Steamship building is getting a new plaza and wider sidewalks, which is fantastic. The city is also going to be installing an unprotected bike lane in this block, something we had hoped the city would reconsider protecting when they debated it last week but sadly they did not.

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Lansdowne bike lane nears completion

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Advocacy | Comments Off on Lansdowne bike lane nears completion

A crucial connector from Shelbourne St to Camosun & UVic is nearing completion on Lansdowne Rd – a Saanich project that will eventually run from Shelbourne to Foul Bay Rd.

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A new connection to Uptown is coming

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Advocacy | Comments Off on A new connection to Uptown is coming

Saanich is building a new connection from the regional trail network up the hill to Carey Rd and Uptown. Planned for last fall, construction is expected to being this month and last a few months. You can see the concept below. Although the new trail will be built, the portion on Carey Rd may take a little longer, as it will be built by Morguard (Uptown developer) when they build their planned residential...

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Disappointing news for transit expansion

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Advocacy, News | Comments Off on Disappointing news for transit expansion

The provincial government has declined to allow the Transit Commission to add 2 cents to the gas tax. Reliable and efficient transit connections are a key part of making a great biking region. Expanding and maintaining the quality of transit service and continuing the project of making our region more livable will certainly be more difficult without the enhanced revenue stream that this small hike in the gas tax represents. The GVCC, along with Walk On, WE Bike and the Greater Victoria Placemaking Network, wrote a joint letter of support (PDF) for the 2 cent/litre hike to the commission. We hope that the new provincial government honours Victoria’s request to expand transit in the region and will work with the newly-created Better Transit Alliance to help make that...

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