Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan and Councillors today confirmed their support for a variety of local transportation and pedestrian safety measures proposed for City Council. The City of Vancouver will invest more than $3.5 million in various upgrades to traffic signals, bike lanes and pedestrian corridors.
â€œBeing a world leader in environmental practices and sustainable transportation is one of the five goals we have established for Vancouver,â€ said Mayor Sullivan. â€œIn addition to addressing this important goal, these infrastructure investments will improve road safety and make Vancouver an even more attractive place to work and live.â€
The improvements approved today by Mayor Sullivan and City Council include:
Mayor Sullivan and Councillors Peter Ladner, Kim Capri, B.C. Lee, Suzanne Anton and Elizabeth Ball supported these transportation and pedestrian safety improvements.
Mayor Sullivan has established five goals for Vancouver; economic development; enhanced accountability; environmental sustainability & sustainable transportation; more civility in Vancouver neighborhoods; and support for arts & culture.
More announcements will be made in the coming weeks to help achieve these goals.