Adopted unanimously by Van city council today.
Transportation 2040 Plan direction
This plan includes high-level policies and specific actions grouped into the transportation-related categories listed below. Each category includes a short vision statement to help summarize the overall intent.
Land use - Use land use to support shorter trips and sustainable transportation choices
Walking - Make walking safe, convenient, comfortable, and delightful. Ensure streets and sidewalks support a vibrant public life and encourage a walking culture, healthy lifestyles, and social connectedness
Cycling - Make cycling safe, convenient, comfortable, and fun for people of all ages and abilities
Transit - Support transit improvements to increase capacity and ensure service that is fast, frequent, reliable, fully accessible, and comfortable
Motor vehicles - Manage the road network efficiently to improve safety and support a gradual reduction in car dependence. Make it easier to drive less. Accelerate the shift to low-carbon vehicles
Goods, services, and emergency response - Support a thriving economy and Vancouvers role as a major port and Asia-Pacific gateway while managing related environmental and neighbourhood impacts. Maintain effective emergency response times for police, fire, and ambulance
Education, encouragement, and enforcement - Encourage sustainable transportation choices and educate all road users to promote safe and respectful behaviour. Support legislation and enforcement practices that target dangerous conduct.
Interesting. Lots to digest, but will probably have some impact on just about everyone here, even if you don't reside within City of Van.
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