Powell River receives active transportation funding

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Aug 3, 2021 – Powell River Peak

New funding from the BC government will help Powell River create an active transportation development plan to encourage more people to cycle, walk, skateboard and use other forms of active transportation.

“Transportation accounts for well over one-third of greenhouse gas emissions in British Columbia, so enabling more environmentally and socially responsible modes of travel is a priority for our government,” stated Bowinn Ma, minister of state for transportation and infrastructure. “This funding will help local governments integrate their active transportation planning as part of their land-use planning and will provide long-term benefits to our communities, our health, the environment and local economies.”

Read the full article at prpeak.com.