News: Victoria BC Moving To Adopt AAA Cycling Facilities

Parking Protected Bike Lane (NACTO)
Parking Protected Bike Lane (NACTO)

Victoria BC is the most recent Canadian city to be moving to an All Ages and Abilities (“AAA”) cycling network, incorporating protected bike lane designs shown by Canadian and US research to significantly reduce risk to those cycling while at the same time unleashing latent demand.
In addition to the health and environmental benefits, “building bicycle infrastructure creates better equity and social justice. This is because safe bicycle networks give people across all socio-economic levels a genuine alternative to the costly private automobile.” Read more.

Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.