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Help get a 30 km/h speed limit pilot!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2020 in Advocacy | Comments Off on Help get a 30 km/h speed limit pilot!

Do you want quieter, safer residential streets in your neighbourhood? If so, they may be coming but we need your help to get there. Saanich has partnered with 9 other municipalities to run a pilot project to lower the speed limits on local streets from 2021 to 2024. That’s great! But they want to do at 40 km/h, which isn’t slow enough for kids, people walking, or people biking. You can add your voice to make the pilot 30 km/h

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First Ride: Harbour Rd protected bike lanes

Posted by on Sep 11, 2020 in Advocacy, Featured, News | 1 comment

In what is probably the fastest construction of a bike lane in the city, the new Harbour Rd protected bike lanes are open! We took a ride down there to check them out and see what they felt like to ride.

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Time for bike lanes on Oak Bay Ave and Fort St

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Advocacy, Featured, News | 6 comments

The City of Victoria is asking for feedback about routes in the Jubilee neighbourhood, bordering on Oak Bay. There are a few options for where the new bike lanes can go, but we like Oak Bay Ave and Fort St.

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First ride: Humboldt advisory bike lanes

Posted by on Jul 17, 2020 in Advocacy, Biketoria, Featured, News | 4 comments

The Humboldt St advisory bike lanes have been installed in one block and we headed out last Sunday to see what the riding the new lanes were like. Overall, we weren’t sure that this was the solution Victoria needs, but we’re hopeful the city gets some good feedback in the next few years.

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Say Yes! to Richardson and Haultain Bike Routes

Posted by on Jun 28, 2020 in Advocacy, Featured, News | 15 comments

Update: Council has approved these plans and they are now in the 2021 financial plan.
At long last the designs for all the 2020 bikeway projects, Richardson, Haultain, Government St North and Kimta, are headed to Victoria council this week and now is the time to say yes!

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Province grants money to Victoria, Oak Bay, UVic, Esquimalt and North Saanich, snubs Saanich

Posted by on Jun 24, 2020 in Advocacy, Featured, News | 4 comments

The Province released the 2020 Active Transportation grants today, providing money for two infrastructure projects and two active transportation planning projects, but declined to fund another protected bike lane in Saanich.

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