Active Transportation Advisory Committee

The Active Transportation Advisory Committee provides ongoing input on the implementation of active transportation initiatives in the community.

Recruitment

Applications were accepted until October 26, 2016. For questions, please email legislativeservices@victoria.ca or phone Legislative Services at 250.361.0571.

Purpose

The purpose of the Active Transportation Advisory Committee is to provide advice and recommendations to Victoria City Council and staff on:

  • Strategies for promoting the mode shift to active transportation;
  • Proposed transportation expenditures as part the Financial Planning process, including roads, cycling and pedestrian infrastructure, traffic calming initiatives, and bus shelters;
  • Transportation issues and priorities identified through the Local Area / Neighbourhood Planning Process;
  • Crosswalk prioritization and implementation;
  • Implementation of the Biketoria initiative and Cycling Master Plan;
  • Implementation of the Pedestrian Master Plan;
  • Transit issues, priorities and projects within City of Victoria jurisdiction;
  • Neighbourhood “place-making” initiatives with active-transportation impacts;
  • Additional active transportation issues as identified by Council, staff and committee members.

More information on the committee is included in the Terms of Reference for the Committee [PDF - 34 KB].

Eligibility

The Committee consists of up to 12 members of the public appointed by Council. Members are assigned to two year terms. The composition of the committee will be as follows:

  • Three (3) members with expertise on cycling mobility;
  • Three (3) members with expertise on pedestrian mobility, including one member with specific expertise on seniors’ mobility;
  • Three members with expertise or lived experience on physical accessibility issues;
  • One member with expertise on transit issues;
  • Up to two additional members.

Two Council members will be appointed to serve as non-voting liaisons to the committee.

Membership

Members of the Active Transportation Advisory Committee, appointed by Council for term starting January, 2017:

  1. Luke Hill (Chair)
  2. Cindy Marven
  3. Holland Elizabeth Gidney
  4. Glenys Verhulst
  5. Britta Gundersen-Bryden
  6. Sierra Brown
  7. Eric Nicholls
  8. Tom Berkhout (Alternate Chair)
  9. Eric Doherty
  10. Suzan Jennings
  11. Deborah Baker

Meeting Schedule

Most Recent Agenda (next meeting September 2017)

Approved Minutes: