Our questions for the 2020 Victoria By-election candidates are below:

  1. What would be your highest priorities in the next two years to reduce the total energy use and emissions from transportation?
  2. Over the next two 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?
  3. Would you actively encourage the provincial government to prioritize public transit, walking and biking infrastructure over roadway expansion projects? If so, how?
  4. What initiatives would you support to make Victoria a safer and more enjoyable place to walk?
  5. What specific policies, projects and expenditures would you support in the next two years to make walking safer and more pleasant in the City of Victoria?
  6. Do you support completing the minimum AAA bikeway network by 2022?
  7. Beyond Victoria’s current AAA bike network plans, what projects or initiatives would you support to grow bicycle usage in the city and meet its mode share targets?
  8. 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 two years?
  9. Would you support keeping the E&N railway as a railway and actively campaign for electrified passenger and freight services?
  10. Would you support and actively campaign for street-level electrified rapid transit in the greater Victoria region? If so, along what routes
  11. In the next two years, would you support removing the requirements for off-street vehicle parking from new and infill developments?
  12. Over the next two years, how and what initiatives would you pursue to encourage people to safely use public spaces (including sidewalks, public squares, streets, parking stalls and parks) in Victoria?
  13. Do you support keeping Government St as a pedestrian priority area (similar to summer 2020), with vehicle access managed to certain types of functions, or limited to specific hours?

Are you a candidate? You can fill out the questionnaire below: