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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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More BikeBC Funding Needed

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Biketoria, Featured, News | Comments Off on More BikeBC Funding Needed

The GVCC is disappointed that the recent 2017 BikeBC grants did not include funding for any projects in the Capital Regional District (CRD). At least two municipalities submitted applications for BikeBC funding in 2017: the City of Victoria for the Fort St protected bike lane and the District of Saanich for the McKenzie bike lane between Cedar Hill Rd and Shelbourne St.

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Construction progress on Pandora protected bike lane

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Biketoria | Comments Off on Construction progress on Pandora protected bike lane

Construction on Victoria’s first fully-protected bike lane is moving speedily along, with signals now being installed and concrete poured. We were enjoying the sun, taking pictures and observing the progress yesterday. If you haven’t been downtown recently, take a look below. Photos start in the 900-block of Pandora Ave (between Vancouver St and Quadra St), and head west towards Store St & the Johnson St Bridge. Can’t wait to ride on it? Neither can we! City staff say that it is expected to be open in April, with a possible soft-opening of the first two blocks a bit earlier. The GVCC is planning a celebration as part of the opening. If you are interested in helping, drop us an...

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Tell Victoria City Council to fund all of Biketoria in the 2017 Budget!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in Advocacy, Bikes Mean Business, Biketoria, More People Cycling, News, Next Themed Ride | 4 comments

We need to tell Victoria councillors to increase funding for Biketoria in the 2017 budget!

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Design for Fort St two-way protected bike lane released!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Advocacy, Biketoria, Featured, More People Cycling, New Faces, News | Comments Off on Design for Fort St two-way protected bike lane released!

The City of Victoria has released the design for the next street to get the Biketoria treatment – Fort St. A second east-west two-way protected bike lane, the Fort St lane will run from Wharf to Cook streets.

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