B.C. funds dozens of active transportation projects

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Sep 20, 2021 – DCN-JOC News Services

Thirty-three Indigenous and local governments will receive funding for projects that aim to increase the number of people walking and cycling, as well as improving the safety and health of vulnerable road users, community connectivity, accessibility, tourism and climate change mitigation.

“Climate action must include investments in infrastructure that enable people to choose environmentally friendly modes of travel that are critical to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, like walking, biking and rolling,” said Bowinn Ma, minister of state for infrastructure, in a statement. “These safe transportation options protect the environment, connect communities and are key to B.C.’s recovery plan and our commitment to climate action.”

Read the full article at canada.constructconnect.com.