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1. Do you support re-aligning municipal and regional transportation plans and investments to meet the provincial government’s CleanBC target to “reduce distances travelled in light-duty vehicles by 2030 compared to 2020″?

Yes – I believe that municipalities have an important part to play in meeting the Province’s climate commitments.

2. Do you support making the default speed limit 30 km/h for streets without centrelines?

Yes – in my experience, having a reduced speed limit on streets without centrelines (which are typically more narrow) would improve safety.

3. Do you commit to budgeting sufficient funds to accelerate the draft Active Transportation Network Plan once completed?

Yes – once completed, the Active Transportation Network will require funds to implement effectively.

4. Do you support using neighbourhood-wide traffic calming to create low traffic neighbourhoods with much lower traffic volume with quick build materials?

I support using traffic calming techniques as and when needed to address traffic issues or concerns.

5. How would you support making walking safer and more enjoyable in View Royal?

Sidewalks set back from the road and improved lighting would make walking safer and more enjoyable in View Royal.

6. Do you support building a network of all ages and abilities (“AAA”) bike and roll routes throughout View Royal?

I support all ages and abilities (“AAA”) bike and roll routes throughout View Royal – everyone should be able to enjoy our paths.

7. Do you support welcoming people who use wheelchairs and mobility scooters to use all ages and abilities (AAA) bike and roll routes?

Yes – I welcome people who use wheelchairs and mobility scooters to use all ages and abilities (AAA) bike and roll routes. This is increasingly important to ensure the mobility and safety of our aging population in View Royal.

8. Do you support rapidly completing the 24/7 bus lanes for BC Transit’s proposed RapidBus route along the Highway 1 / Sooke Road corridor, as well as similar measures along all of BC Transit’s proposed RapidBus routes across the CRD?

Yes – public transportation across the Greater Victoria Area needs to be improved and made more convenient if we hope to reduce vehicles on our roads.

9. With the court-imposed deadline of March 14, 2023 to keep the Island Rail Corridor intact, how would you support modern rail service for Vancouver Island?

I am in support of improved transportation links from the South to the North of Vancouver Island; however, I am not convinced that the Island Rail Corridor is the answer given the negative impact on residents living close to the rail line, including our neighbouring First Nations communities, and those who enjoy using the E&N trail for active transportation.

10. Do you support making transit fares more affordable, both by reducing the cost of passes and individual fares and free or discounted passes for youth, seniors, and people living on low incomes?

Yes – I agree with reduced fares for youth, seniors and people living on low incomes to ensure that they have equal access to the public services they need.

11. Do you support removing the requirements for off-street vehicle parking from new and infill developments while adding requirements for car share, EV charging, bike and other micromobilty parking, as well as expanding accessible parking?

Many residents living near recent developments have expressed to me negative knock-on impacts on their street parking; therefore, I do not support removing the requirement for off-street parking for new and infill developments.

12. How would you activate and bring more people into public spaces within View Royal, including sidewalks, public squares, streets and parks?

The development of sidewalks, public squares, streets and parks should be in response to a need (not to drive a demand).

13. Do you support adding substantively more accessible public bathrooms across View Royal?

Those residents I have spoken to have not expressed a need for substantively more public bathrooms across View Royal.


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