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New designs have been released for the next phase of the Victoria bike lane network. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Victoria cycling community raises concern over new bike lane designs

High traffic along a corridor needs to be considered, Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition says

 

Victoria unveils next phase of bike lane network

Victoria unveils next phase of bike lane network

The City seeks feedback into new designs for bike lanes proposed for 2020

 

Susan Stokhof wants to use her new role to normalize cycling in Victoria. (File contributed/ Susan Stokhof)

Victoria sees Canada’s first bicycle mayor

Susan Stokhof was appointed the Bicycle Mayor of Victoria by an international cycling organization

Susan Stokhof wants to use her new role to normalize cycling in Victoria. (File contributed/ Susan Stokhof)
The Pandora bike lane, at the 700-block of Pandora Avenue, measured to be 1.2 metres from the seam of the gutter to the centre line. A single lane is supposed to be a minimum of 1.5 metres, according to the Transportation Association of Canada (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Are the Victoria bike lanes too narrow?

Residents say some bike lanes don’t meet national standards

The Pandora bike lane, at the 700-block of Pandora Avenue, measured to be 1.2 metres from the seam of the gutter to the centre line. A single lane is supposed to be a minimum of 1.5 metres, according to the Transportation Association of Canada (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
A bike lane may go right through the playground at Quadra Elementary School (Google Maps)

Upcoming bike lane to run through Quadra Elementary School playground

The next phase of Victoria’s bike network includes a leg running down Fifth Street

A bike lane may go right through the playground at Quadra Elementary School (Google Maps)
City staff recommend permanently permitting bike vending after a two-year pilot project. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

City of Victoria looks to permanenetly approve bike vendors

A two-year bike vending pilot project is coming to an end

City staff recommend permanently permitting bike vending after a two-year pilot project. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
City planners have proposed minimizing pubic consultation and hiring new staff to expedite the completion of phase 1 of the Victoria bike network. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria considers hiring more staff, less public engagement to get bike lanes built faster

An expedited installation of bike lanes could cost an extra $410,000

City planners have proposed minimizing pubic consultation and hiring new staff to expedite the completion of phase 1 of the Victoria bike network. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Some members of the visually impaired community say they are afraid to use the crosswalks that stretch across bike lanes when trying to get to a bus stop. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

City of Victoria responds to blind community’s B.C. Human Rights Tribunal case

The Canadian Federation of the Blind says bike lanes can be dangerous

Some members of the visually impaired community say they are afraid to use the crosswalks that stretch across bike lanes when trying to get to a bus stop. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The next phase of bike lanes will run through Beacon Hill Park (File photo)

Victoria’s next set of bike lanes slated to run along Beacon Hill Park

The Vancouver Street Bike Lanes are up for public discussion this week

The next phase of bike lanes will run through Beacon Hill Park (File photo)
Susan Stokhof believes that the City of Victoria needs to learn from the Dutch about creating a healthy bike culture. (File contributed/ Susan Stokhof)

Look to the Dutch for better bike networks, says Victoria cyclist

Online bike shop owner studied cycle-based urban planning in Amsterdam

Susan Stokhof believes that the City of Victoria needs to learn from the Dutch about creating a healthy bike culture. (File contributed/ Susan Stokhof)
City Council and staff reflect on what they’ve learned from the Pandora Avenue and Fort Street bike lanes. Don Denton/VICTORIA NEWS

Lessons learned: City reflects on bike lane construction

Councillors and City staff said there are better strategies to apply to new bike lanes

City Council and staff reflect on what they’ve learned from the Pandora Avenue and Fort Street bike lanes. Don Denton/VICTORIA NEWS
A digital rendering of what the Wharf Street bike lanes will look like. (File Contributed)

WATCH: City approves Wharf, Humboldt Street bike lanes

Changing intersections, creating pedestrian plazas and more on the agenda

A digital rendering of what the Wharf Street bike lanes will look like. (File Contributed)
UPDATED: Humboldt bike lanes next in Victoria’s Biketoria plan

UPDATED: Humboldt bike lanes next in Victoria’s Biketoria plan

Public input sought on new designs; protected two-way, shared lanes being considered

UPDATED: Humboldt bike lanes next in Victoria’s Biketoria plan