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Wednesday
Jan282009

proposed vision statement

To create a safe environment for cycling in the Comox Valley and encourage cycling as an effective, economical, healthy and environmentally friendly mode of transportation.

Objectives and activities:

• Promote the integration of cycling into the local and regional transportation network by upgrading the existing road and highway network, developing an interconnected system of cycling routes, and ensure all new developments provide safe and convenient cycling infrastructure.

• Promote cycling education for children and adults and cycling safety and awareness among cyclists as well as non-cycling road users.

• Promote the integration of cycling with other non-automotive modes of transportation, such as public transit, rail and regional bus transportation. Walking and innovative low impact transportation systems (electric bicycles and scooters, etc.)