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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.


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?

Yes, I’m in favour of accelerating any changes that move us away from cars. I’m especially interested in making public transit more attractive to commuters, and working toward making Victoria a truly walkable community.

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

Yes, I think using quick build materials for trials of traffic diverters is a good idea. The creation of pocket parks is also a good idea.

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

Creating low traffic neighbourhoods could include establishment of designated walking routes. I’m in favour of increasing walkability through flexible and creative zoning.

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

Yes, I support building more bike lanes. I think we should focus especially on routes that link up with bike traffic coming into Victoria from around the region. I also think we should be more careful when locating bike lanes, in particular not locating them on streets with transit bus routes.

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


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?

Yes. I’m in favour of any changes that make public transit more attractive to commuters. I’ve been advocating transit signal priority in municipal politics for years.

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 would work with other levels of government to make funding available for establishing commuter rail.

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’ve been calling of fare-free transit in municipal politics for the better part of a decade. An important first step in getting commuters out of their cars.

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?


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

I think we need to be flexible and creative with zoning to make the city more walkable in meaningful ways, such that people can live, work, attend school, access services, shop for groceries, and recreate all within walking distance.

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

Yes. I consider this part an important part of making the city more walkable.


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