John Roe

Running for Esquimalt Mayor

https://www.facebook.com/John-Roe-for-Mayor-of-Esquimalt-282186229264347/

What would be your highest priorities in the next four years to reduce the total energy use and emissions from transportation?

To get people out of 1 pearson cars free bus service, more bicycle lanes, slow down traffic, more well lit crosswalks,

Over the next 4 years, would you support increasing the space for walking, biking, and public transit and reducing that for private motor vehicles in your community? How would you do that?

To get people out of 1 person cars, free bus service, more bicycle lanes, slow down traffic, more well lit crosswalks, use the E&N to from langford to Victoria with electric slow busses. one way in mornings, one way return afternoon, with the island highway designated Bus lane both ways. Move from downtown those that work in Victoria for government and live in Western communities, build new green infrastructure towers in Western Community , our urban core has enough people to support local business

Would you actively encourage the provincial government to prioritize public transit, walking and biking infrastructure over roadway expansion projects such as the proposed interchanges on the Pat Bay Highway?

Prioritize public transit, walking and biking infrastructure, we are a tiny population trying to over think the solutions see above

Do you support making walking safer and more enjoyable in Esquimalt?

Of course Esquimalt is bad joke for just trying to cross, I have limited mobility and trying to cross our streets in like a scene out of Death Race 2000, except I am not driving

What specific policies, projects and expenditures would you support in the next four years to make walking safer and more pleasant in Esquimalt?

Slow down 30 k, more defined bike lanes , bright shiny flashing crosswalks

Do you support building a community-wide network of all ages and abilities (“AAA”) bike routes in the next four years?

I don’t know the finances of Esquimalt , I have tried repeatedly to get four years of line items budgets to no avail and what we own in underground and aboveground infrastructure , our current sewers and storm sewers will cost 70 million +++++ to Esquimalt Taxpayer, so unless its paid for from private or senior government the answer is no

Do you support building a protected AAA bike lane on Lampson and Tillicum roads?

 See above

Would you support completing the 24/7 bus lanes along the Douglas Street/Highway 1 corridor, as well as along other routes such as the Pat Bay Highway as a high priority for municipalities and the BC government in the next four years?

Yes see above

Would you support keeping the E&N railway as a railway and actively campaign for electrified passenger and freight services?

No see above

Would you support and actively campaign for street-level electrified rapid transit in the greater Victoria region? If so, along what routes?

yes see above

In the next four years, would you support removing the requirements for off-street vehicle parking from new and infill developments?

no I live in an area where if I am not home by four . I sometimes have to park up to 5 blocks away and I am mobility challenged

In the next four years, how, would you activate and bring more people into public spaces within your municipality, including sidewalks, public squares, streets and parks?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Znl-EwGEr-SNTVnLyD1FBXn6W1zOfqr5/view

 


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