We are asking candidates a series of questions about a whole variety of transportation topics, starting with the big one regarding climate change and modal priority and then into specific questions from each group.

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General Questions

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

 

Walking questions

    • Do you support making walking safer and more enjoyable in your municipality?
    • What specific policies, projects and expenditures would you support in the next four years to make walking safer and more pleasant in your municipality?

Biking questions

    • Do you support building a community-wide network of all ages and abilities (“AAA”) bike routes in the next four years?
    • Do you support…
      • (Central Saanich only) Do you support upgrading Lochside Dr to an AAA bikeway?
      • (Colwood only) building a protected AAA bike lane on Sooke Rd from the View Royal border to Metchosin Road?
      • (Esquimalt only) building a protected AAA bike lane on Lampson and Tillicum roads?
      • (Highlands only) building an AAA bikeway along Millstream Rd?
      • (Langford only) upgrading the existing bike lane on Goldstream Ave to a protected lane?
      • (Metchosin only) building an AAA bikeway along Metchosin Rd?
      • (North Saanich only) completing and adding protection to the existing bike lane on McDonald Park Rd?
      • (Oak Bay only) building a protected bike lane on Cadboro Bay Rd to connect to Ecole Willows School?
      • (Saanich only) building a protected bike lane on Gorge Rd?
      • (Sidney only) building a protected bike lane on Beacon Ave?
      • (Sooke only) building a protected bike lane on Otter Point Rd?
      • (Victoria only) completing the downtown AAA bikeway grid on Wharf St, Humboldt St and Vancouver St?
      • (View Royal only) building a protected bike lane on Island Hwy from the Colwood border to Admirals Rd?

Transit questions

    • Would you support keeping the E&N railway as a railway and actively campaign for electrified passenger and freight services?
    • 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?
    • Would you support and actively campaign for street-level electrified rapid transit in the greater Victoria region? If so, along what routes?

Parking & Place-making questions

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