News

New bike route planned in Richmond

Richmond is poised to become a little friendlier to two-wheeled travellers, as the city prepares to expand an east-west bikeway.

City council's public works and transportation committee hopes Richmond can win support from the province's BikeBC program, which splits the cost of new bike routes with municipalities.

Richmond is eligible to apply for $100,000 in funding, which coupled with city cash, would fund an upgrade of a multi-use pathway between Dorval and Lucas roads.

The pathway is part of a larger bike route planned by the city. The Crosstown bike route would be the first east-west neighbourhood bikeway in Richmond, aligned between Blundell and Francis roads. The overall project includes upgrading road crossings, repaving and widening off-street pathways, and installing signs.

The new route would add to two other neighbourhood bike routes—Crabapple Ridge and Parkside—both of which run north-south.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Virk shuffled to new job after Kwantlen flap
 
Province okays transit tax referendum question, with some tweaks
 
New autism centre to open in 2016
Second Langley farm hit by avian flu
 
RCMP seeks public help in solving arson
 
Police show solidarity for officer charged with murder
“Suspicious” Agassiz house fire under investigation
 
Door-to-door mail service being eliminated in Mission
 
Hunter protest over new regulations to benefit guides fills Langley meeting room

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.