More communities benefit from active transportation infrastructure

Sep 13, 2022 – BC Government News

People in communities throughout B.C. will have more opportunities to choose walking, biking and other sustainable travel options as this year’s Active Transportation Infrastructure Grants program opens for applications.

In addition to building active transportation improvements into new provincial infrastructure, the Province is investing $60 million in community-led active transportation infrastructure projects through the Active Transportation Grants Program during the next three years.

“Safe, active infrastructure in communities all across the province means that people have more choices about the way they choose to travel,” said Bowinn Ma, Minister of State for Infrastructure. “Enabling more trips to be taken by bike or on foot helps us drive down transportation greenhouse gas emissions while improving the physical and mental well-being of people and families in British Columbia.”

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