Category Archives: News

For all those interesting updates that don’t really fit all that well anywhere else.

Survey: Support for transit through Property Tax Increase; Sunshine Coast BC

Against the call that property taxes cannot be increased, people are supporting increased taxation for transit. A principle: Growth of cycling as a mode of transportation is stimulated with quality transit services. For people, cycling is an effective and appealing feeder mode to transit stops. For people, cycling extends trip distances and increases transit ridership [...]

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AGM Notice

This year’s AGM will be taking place on Saturday October 26th. The AGM is free to attend for all conference delegates, the general public, and all BCCC members. If you are not a member, please support our efforts to improve cycling in BC by joining the BCCC. This is an exciting anniversary as we celebrate [...]

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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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PRESS RELEASE: Bike to Vote Builds Momentum for May 14th Election

Provincial campaign encourages people to cycle to the polls Vancouver, BC – A new provincial campaign aims to build voter turnout and awareness of sustainable transportation issues in the upcoming election by asking people to do one simple thing – Bike to Vote. “It just makes sense. Most polling stations are within 2 – 5 [...]

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Way Markings Celebration on Trail between Parksville and Qualicum Beach.

The Oceanside Cycling Coalition is pleased to join the RDN, City of Parksvillle, Town of Qualicum Beach and Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in celebrating the way marking of the Parksville-Qualicum Beach Links. The P-QB Links is the way for pedestrians, cyclists and other wheelers to move back and forth between City and Town through [...]

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Sunshine Coast Transit Future Plan Report Back

On March 27, the BCCC was represented at the Sunshine Coast Transit Future Plan, Key Stakeholder Workshop 2. The workshop objectives included feedback on draft vision, goals, and targets, and input on the future transit network design and feedback on priorities for transit system changes. A submission was sent to BC Transit after the workshop. [...]

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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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Your Input Requested for an Upcoming Sunshine Coast Transit Future Plan

BCCC Members Input Requested for an Upcoming Stakeholder Meeting on the Sunshine Coast Transit Future Plan The BCCC will be represented at an upcoming stakeholder meeting on the 27th of March. As cyclists, especially those who cycle or cycle tour on the Sunshine Coast, your input is sought to help shape the BCCC’s messages for [...]

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Cycling and the BC 2013 Election

We believe that investing in cycling will help create safer streets for people of all ages, healthier & more connected communities, long-term savings in health care & transportation costs and significant economic benefits for the Province of B.C. With this in mind I encourage you to visit our election page to learn more about the [...]

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Lead a Cycle Tour this Summer!

Interested in leading a bike tour with your cycling buddies? Is there a tour you are longing to take, but would like others to share the experience with you? Here is your chance! The BC Cycling Coalition is interested in coordinating and publicizing BC based tours led by coalition members for other members. This new [...]

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