Province Starts Consultation on Active Transportation
The Province has started consultation on active transportation! This is a great opportunity to make cycling safer and more comfortable for everyone in BC. Input will be excepted until April 15.
The development of an active transportation strategy with significant investment in and policy support for cycling, walking and rolling has be the major objective of the BC Cycling Coalition over the last few years. Our reps have already participated in the two stakeholder forums in Vancouver and Surrey and a facilities design guidelines meeting.
Minister Trevena states:
By investing in strong, sustainable communities I believe we can build a better B.C. for ourselves, our kids and our grandchildren.
As part of CleanBC, we want to work in partnership with communities to improve active transportation infrastructure that connects the places where people live, work, learn and play. Transforming how we get around not only helps to reduce pollution, it can lead to healthier outcomes for people and make our communities cleaner and more livable.
Through this site, British Columbians are encouraged to bring their ideas about the ways governments can work together to build new active transportation infrastructure or better support existing network connections. Your input is valuable so please join the conversation!
Working together, we can make communities more livable with investments in cleaner transportation options that are convenient and affordable.
On the investment side, we are encouraged that the CleanBC plan states:
Questions will be posted on the active transportation website every two weeks.
The first question is:
Support our work to make cycling safer. Please donate.
Please support our Moving Active Transportation Forward in BC initiative and our goal of enabling everyone in BC to safely cycle or walk for their daily trips.
Your contribution will help us:
- Facilitate the development of a Provincial Active Transportation Strategy
- Met with municipal officials and businesses
- Engage the public in communities around BC
- Research, develop and distribution policy papers on cycling and walking best practices
Thanks to the Real Estate Foundation of BC for supporting our Moving Active Transportation Forward in BC initiative.