BC Government Announces More Bike Lanes Are Coming To Vancouver

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More bike lanes and paths are coming to the BC South Coast. The BC government announced today, May 29th, that they are rolling out nine cost-sharing cycling infrastructure projects through the BikeBC program.

“Cycling is great for your health, your wallet and the environment,” said Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.

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BikeBC grants provide communities with financial support to create new cycling infrastructure and make improvements to existing transportation networks.

These projects help promote cycling to work, school and errands, which helps reduce traffic congestion.

Bike Lanes and Paths

BikeBC projects for the South Coast are among 28 projects provincewide.

In total, the South Coast is approved to receive $3,704,022 from BikeBC for projects in the following cities:

  • Abbotsford
  • Chilliwack
  • North Vancouver
  • Pemberton
  • District of Squamish
  • Vancouver
  • West Vancouver

To learn more about these projects, click here.

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