Regional Transportation News
This site supports municipal, regional and provincial transportation initiatives and provides news, transportation data and forecasts. Read more
Committee of the Whole Transportation Plan Recommendations
The CRD Committee of the Whole reviewed the Draft Regional Transportation Plan on October 30, 2013, directing staff to circulate the draft for final comment from key partners and stakeholders. Read more
New Funding for Active Transportation Special Events
The CRD Active Transportation Special Event Funding Program provides support to organizations delivering innovative events that support cycling, walking and other means of active transportation in the capital region. Applications now being accepted. Read more
Salt Spring Island and Southern Gulf Islands RTP Engagement
CRD staff met with the Salt Spring Island Transportation Commission and the Southern Gulf Islands Economic Development Commission to provide updates on the Regional Transportation Plan and to discuss further Plan development. Read more
Pedestrian Cycling Master Plan Receives Federal Government Boost
Residents will soon see elements of the CRD's Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan (PCMP) appearing around the region thanks to a contribution of $780,950 from the Federal Government Gas Tax Fund.
To encourage residents to stay active and healthy, the PCMP will build infrastructure that provides a safer, more attractive way for pedestrians and cyclists to travel. The PCMP also promotes a Rider / Driver Etiquette campaign and a road skills course. Read more
Review of Transit and Transportation Governance in the CRD
The CRD Board has recommended a review of current transit and transportation governance and an examination of the CRD's responsibility for public transit and other transportation services. One possibility would be for the CRD Board to assume the responsibilities of the Victoria Regional Transit Commission, and increase collaboration and leadership on major transportation decisions that impact the region.
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