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Support for 30 km/h pilot grows

Posted by on Apr 16, 2021 in Advocacy, Featured | Comments Off on Support for 30 km/h pilot grows

Exciting news as View Royal, Esquimalt, Oak Bay and Sidney have all joined Saanich and Victoria in the 30 km/h pilot project. This means the entirety of the region’s core will be covered, as well as part of the peninsula. Sadly both Central and North Saanich declined to join, but there is still time to convince both.

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Live in Sidney, Central Saanich, Esquimalt or Oak Bay? Say yes to 30 km/h

Posted by on Apr 10, 2021 in Advocacy, Featured, News | 2 comments

With Saanich, Victoria and View Royal all saying yes to a 30 km/h pilot on our residential streets, attention now turns to the rest of the region. This Monday Sidney, Central Saanich, Esquimalt and Oak Bay are all talking about joining the 30 km/h pilot. So if you live or work in these municipalities, now is the time to let your council know that you support 30 km/h.

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Esquimalt launches Active Transportation Plan engagement

Posted by on Mar 29, 2021 in Advocacy, Featured, Local Committees, News | Comments Off on Esquimalt launches Active Transportation Plan engagement

The Township of Esquimalt launched an engagement website https://engagingesquimalt.ca/ and wants to hear feedback about how to improve active transportation in the community.

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Saanich says yes to 30 km/h speed limit pilot

Posted by on Mar 23, 2021 in Advocacy, Featured | Comments Off on Saanich says yes to 30 km/h speed limit pilot

Fantastic news! Saanich council unanimously approved a 30 km/h speed limit pilot with many councillors and the mayor pledging to work to build consensus for 30 around the region. We’ll be working to build that regional concensus, so read on for more.

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Victoria approves Fort St, Oaklands and Fernwood connectors

Posted by on Mar 21, 2021 in Advocacy, Featured, News | Comments Off on Victoria approves Fort St, Oaklands and Fernwood connectors

Victoria has approved the Fort St protected bike lane and connectors in both Oaklands and Fernwood neighbourhoods. We are happy to see these corridors move forward, but disappointed that Oak Bay Ave was not chosen. Read on for our thoughts about the bikeway network.

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Second-chance! Support a 30 km/h pilot in Saanich

Posted by on Mar 19, 2021 in Advocacy, Featured, News | 1 comment

Last October Saanich started asking municipalities across the region to join them in a 40 km/h speed limit pilot project, due to start in 2021. We asked Saanich and others to support 30 km/h, but they ultimately stuck with 40 km/h. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, that pilot has been delayed, so three Saanich councillors have asked to reconsider 30 km/h.

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