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First ride: Humboldt advisory bike lanes

Posted by on Jul 17, 2020 in Advocacy, Biketoria, Featured, First Ride, 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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Make Haultain and Richardson truly AAA

Posted by on Dec 14, 2019 in Advocacy, Biketoria, Featured | 3 comments

The City of Victoria is planning new bikeways on Haultain and Richardson and the plans need some work. Neither design is truly All Ages and Abilities. Your voice is important: read on for how the designs fail and what you can say to make them better.

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Say yes to Wharf & Humboldt bike lanes

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Advocacy, Biketoria, Featured | Comments Off on Say yes to Wharf & Humboldt bike lanes

The City has posted the designs for the reminaing three routes of the downtown AAA bikeways – Wharf, Humboldt and Cook St. They are looking for feedback, so now is the time to say yes.

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Support protected bike lanes downtown

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in Advocacy, Biketoria, Featured | Comments Off on Support protected bike lanes downtown

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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