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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 by 2030 compared to 2020?

probably yes (link didn’t work).

2. Do you support making the default speed limit 30 km/h for streets without centrelines, as Victoria has already supported?


3. Do you commit to budgeting sufficient funds to accelerate the the walking, rolling, cycling and transit portions of Go Victoria?

The question is vague as the word “sufficient” could mean many different things. I am committed to support of accessible and safe active transportation, with the active transportation hierarchy (pedestrian top) in mind.

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

Yes, but must not overload adjoining neighbourhoods. I believe in solving problems, not passing them on to others.

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

The City commissioned study done pre-COVID which examined pedestrian sidewalks should be made public, and used as a guide for improvements. Where possible, boulevards or greenspace between sidewalks and roadways should be considered.

6. Do you support building at least 15 km of new all ages and abilities (“AAA”) bike and roll routes throughout Victoria?

Question is vague. It would depend where and when and would require impact assessment if car/truck traffic is to be redirected.

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

Yes and no. In some areas multi-use pathways may be better used by mobility vehicles than the AAA network. In other areas the AAA may be better for those using mobility vehicles.

8. Do you support rapidly completing 24/7 bus lanes along Douglas Street through downtown Victoria, as well as similar measures along all of BC Transit’s proposed RapidBus routes in Victoria?


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?

The Island Rail Corridor is essential to current/future transportation initiatives. Rail to western communities could be phase 1. (Rail should use modern technology and/or power source)

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?

Much of what is suggested in question has been done in Victoria. I have received several comments about desire to reinstate transfer system as a lower cost alternative to day-pass system. Routing and frequency may be a greater deterrent than fare level.

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?

Partial support. This is not a yes/no question. Depends on development, location etc.

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

In much of Victoria there is currently a huge deterrent; people do not feel safe in many areas and on many streets. Victoria residents and visitors, especially those in Downtown, Burnside-Gorge and James Bay, continue to have serious crime and unsavory experiences.

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

Some locations yes, some no.


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