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?

(No response from candidate)

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


3. Do you commit to budgeting sufficient funds to accelerate the Oak Bay Active Transportation Strategy?


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

I am an evidence based decision maker. I certainly consider this option to be worthy of consideration.

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

Enhance the separation between vehicle traffic and pedestrians wherever possible. Increased green wherever possible.

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

Again, I would be open to reviewing the evidence in support of this approach and debating the issue at Council table.

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

Again, I would be open to reviewing the evidence in support of this approach and debating the issue at Council table.

8. Do you support rapidly completing bus lanes at key locations on busy bus routes in Oak Bay, including for BC Transit’s proposed RapidBus lines, as well as effective transit priority measures along all of BC Transit’s proposed RapidBus routes across the CRD?

I would want to review a specific proposal for specific locations. Speaking in very general terms, a coordinated network makes obvious sense.

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 have insufficient information with respect to options available to a municipal council prior to March 14, 2023.

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 am in support of means based discounts for public transportation passes.

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 Oak Bay, including sidewalks, public squares, streets and parks?

make and keep them beautiful and densify housing appropriately

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

I would be open to considering a specific proposal. I certainly recognize that supply needs to meet the demand and agree with the premise that available bathrooms are a vital element of transportation infrastructure.


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