Category Archives: Cycling facilities

B.C. Government Funding 16 Bike Routes Across the Province

This year, the Government of B.C. through BikeBC is helping to fund 16 cycling projects in 13 communities around the Province. These cycling lanes, trails and paths include: Barriere – River Trail Network, Bartlett Road at Airfield Road to Yard Road at Highway 5 Capital Regional District – Rainbow Road (Salt Spring Island) separated bike path [...]

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PRESS RELEASE – Better Cycling Facilities Means Mobility for Everyone – Not Just Cyclists

  April 29, 2013   Disability Advocates & Seniors Support Cycling Infrastructure Improvements     VANCOUVER, BC - Improved cycling facilities are not just for cyclists – people who use power wheelchairs, e-bikes and mobility scooters have seen significant benefits in accessibility from new bike lanes and paths in the City of Vancouver. Leaders in the disability community and seniors [...]

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Public Dialogue: “Serious Cash for Cycling” May 2nd 2013

The British Columbia Cycling Coalition (BCCC) is hosting a panel discussion about the future of funding for cycling in BC. This election, cycling organizations are endorsing a Provincial Cycling Strategy which includes the recommendation that the province invest $75 million a year to improve cycling facilities and provide education for people of all ages and [...]

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George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project, Phase 2 Consultation

Upcoming Time Deadline – The Government needs your input by April 2 Phase 2 Consultation is under way for the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project. Whether or not you frequently use the tunnel, this is the opportunity for your input. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is trying to narrow down the potential scenarios for [...]

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Ironworkers Memorial Bridge – Wider Sidewalk Design Proceeding

Some good progress to report. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is proceeding with the detailed design to widen Ironworkers Memorial Bridge (IWMB) sidewalks to 2.5 metres and add suicide prevention barriers. The design work is almost complete and it is anticipated that a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the building the wider sidewalks will go [...]

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