bike lanes

A recommendation to extend the Fort Street bike lanes to the Oak Bay border at Foul Bay Road in 2022 was approved by Victoria council during a committee meeting last week. (Courtesy City of Victoria)

Oak Bay’s preferred bike lane route, Fort Street, chosen for Jubilee neighbourhood

Victoria’s decision on east-west lanes for 2022 meets up with Oak Bay’s at Foul Bay Road border

 

A combination of protected and buffered bike lanes are among a series of improvements recently completed on Larchwood Drive. (District of Saanich/Facebook)

New protected, buffered bike lanes unveiled in Saanich’s Gordon Head

Bikes lanes, defined street parking among improvements on Larchwood Drive

 

From Feb. 25 to April 30, the Galloping Goose Trail will be reduced to a single lane between Gorge Road East and Burnside Road East for a Capital Regional District sewer line renewal project. (Map via the Capital Regional District)

CRD sewer work brings delays to Galloping Goose Trail

Parts of trail, Cecelia Ravine Park impacted until April 30

 

The expansion of the City of Victoria’s all ages and abilities bike lanes network includes a route down Richardson Street that will alter the traffic pattern from Cook Street, much to one area resident’s frustration. (Don Denton/News Staff)

LETTER: Upcoming bike lane extension in Fairfield a burden, resident says

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  • Sep 3, 2020
The expansion of the City of Victoria’s all ages and abilities bike lanes network includes a route down Richardson Street that will alter the traffic pattern from Cook Street, much to one area resident’s frustration. (Don Denton/News Staff)
A commuter crosses the border from Oak Bay into Victoria over Foul Bay Road from McNeill Avenue onto Richardson Street where there is soon to be a diverter for westbound vehicles. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)                                A commuter crosses the border from Oak Bay into Victoria over Foul Bay Road from McNeill Avenue onto Richardson Street where there is soon to be a diverter for westbound vehicles. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Victoria mayor responds to Oak Bay Council with letter about bike way

Oak Bay council offered visit by Victoria planners regarding Richardson bike way

A commuter crosses the border from Oak Bay into Victoria over Foul Bay Road from McNeill Avenue onto Richardson Street where there is soon to be a diverter for westbound vehicles. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)                                A commuter crosses the border from Oak Bay into Victoria over Foul Bay Road from McNeill Avenue onto Richardson Street where there is soon to be a diverter for westbound vehicles. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo).

Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic

An increase in foot traffic means transportation needs to be prioritized, advocates say

Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo).
Horse-drawn carriages are permitted to go down the bike lanes on Humboldt Street. (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)

City asks horse carriages, bikes to share portion of downtown Victoria bike lane

The Humboldt and Douglas Street intersection is now a dead-end street

Horse-drawn carriages are permitted to go down the bike lanes on Humboldt Street. (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)
New lights at Fort and Wharf Streets alert cyclists that they’ve triggered a light change. (File contributed/ GVCC, Ryan Steele)

New bike sensor lights installed at Fort and Wharf Streets

The lights allow cyclists to know their presence has activated the light

New lights at Fort and Wharf Streets alert cyclists that they’ve triggered a light change. (File contributed/ GVCC, Ryan Steele)
BC Transit will now accommodate bikes with larger wheels. (File contributed/BC Transit)

BC Transit to install new equipment to accommodate larger bikes

New bike racks will be installed on fleets throughout the province

BC Transit will now accommodate bikes with larger wheels. (File contributed/BC Transit)
Esquimalt is considering options for bike lanes on Lampson Street. (Screenshot/ Google Maps)
Esquimalt is considering options for bike lanes on Lampson Street. (Screenshot/ Google Maps)
New designs have been released for the next phase of the Victoria bike lane network. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Victoria cycling community raises concern over new bike lane designs

High traffic along a corridor needs to be considered, Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition says

New designs have been released for the next phase of the Victoria bike lane network. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Victoria unveils next phase of bike lane network

Victoria unveils next phase of bike lane network

The City seeks feedback into new designs for bike lanes proposed for 2020

Victoria unveils next phase of bike lane network
Can you dig it? BMX rider and trail builder Dylan King jumps Ucluelet’s new BMX park on a beautiful autumn day. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Vancouver Island’s West Coast going wild about cycling

Ongoing project will tie Tofino and Ucluelet together with a paved cycling trail

Can you dig it? BMX rider and trail builder Dylan King jumps Ucluelet’s new BMX park on a beautiful autumn day. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
More than 1 million cycling trips have been made on the Pandora bike lanes. (Don Denton/News Staff)

More than 1 million cycling trips made on Pandora bike lanes

The City of Victoria says the lanes see an average of 1,100 trips per day

More than 1 million cycling trips have been made on the Pandora bike lanes. (Don Denton/News Staff)
The new table tennis table at the Humboldt Plaza has some taxpayers concerned. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Taxpayers question cost of new public ping pong table in Humboldt Plaza

The Grumpy Taxpayer$ believe the funds could have been used elsewhere

The new table tennis table at the Humboldt Plaza has some taxpayers concerned. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The Humboldt/Douglas plaza will open Thursday morning. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The Humboldt/Douglas plaza will open Thursday morning. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
City Council and staff reflect on what they’ve learned from the Pandora Avenue and Fort Street bike lanes. (Don Denton/News Staff)

Next phases of Victoria bike lanes coming up for discussion

Vancouver Street, Harbour Road and a Hillside-Quadra connector next in line

City Council and staff reflect on what they’ve learned from the Pandora Avenue and Fort Street bike lanes. (Don Denton/News Staff)
A portion of the Wharf Street bike lane will open on Thursday morning (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Wharf Street bike lane, pedestrian scramble set to open Thursday

A large portion of the Wharf Street bike lane will open Thursday with the rest opening in two weeks

A portion of the Wharf Street bike lane will open on Thursday morning (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Bike lanes are being added to part of West Saanich Road, between Frizell Road to Mctavish Road. (Peninsula News Review File)

West Saanich Road to get $1.5 million bike lanes extension

Allterra Construction awarded contract after their bid undercut rivals by $500,000

Bike lanes are being added to part of West Saanich Road, between Frizell Road to Mctavish Road. (Peninsula News Review File)
A bike lane may go right through the playground at Quadra Elementary School (Google Maps)

Parents feel unheard about proposed Quadra Elementary bike lane

The proposed lane would run up Fifth Street, through the school’s playground

A bike lane may go right through the playground at Quadra Elementary School (Google Maps)