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New section of E&N should be opening soon

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018 in Advocacy, Featured, News | Comments Off on New section of E&N should be opening soon

The latest section of the E&N Rail Trail – Humpback Connector should be opening soon, closing a key gap through Esquimalt & Songhees Nations. While the trail has been built & open in both Esquimalt and View Royal for several years, this gap remained as discussions continued with First Nations over privacy concerns.

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New Goose bridge opens at McKenzie

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018 in Advocacy, News | Comments Off on New Goose bridge opens at McKenzie

In a week of new bridges (the JSB opened yesterday), the new Galloping Goose Regional Trail bridge over McKenzie interchange opened as well. While we aren’t very happy with the interchange project as a whole, this bridge does solve a key safety problem – the crossing  of the McKenzie saw many near-misses and crashes over the years. Check out the photos below from our...

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Goose ridership grows after Pandora opening

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Advocacy, Featured, News | 1 comment

Ridership on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail grew by more than 9% from May to December 2016/2017 after the May 2017 opening of the Pandora protected bike lane, according to numbers from the City of Victoria & the CRD’s automated counter on the Galloping Goose Trail at Harbour Rd.

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Biking fastest growing mode for work trips in CRD

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Biking fastest growing mode for work trips in CRD

The Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition (GVCC) is excited to see the increase in people biking to work throughout the region, building on our already Canada-leading bike mode share according to Census Journey to Work data from Statistics Canada.

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Our 2017 Rides Schedule is HERE!

Posted by on Jun 4, 2017 in Featured, GVCC Events, More People Cycling, News, Next Themed Ride, Theme Rides News, Themed Rides | Comments Off on Our 2017 Rides Schedule is HERE!

The GVCC’s Rides Team has been organizing rides for over a decade, and we are proud to announce the 2017 Rides Calendar is available now. Our 2017 Rides Calendar features 7 themed rides, a mix of new routes and old favorites. Thanks to the Rides Team for everything that they do!

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Tour of Vancouver’s bikeways: old and new

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in Advocacy, Featured, News | Comments Off on Tour of Vancouver’s bikeways: old and new

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

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