Wharf St.

Wharf street is a strategic corridor that provides a direct link for residents of James Bay and Fairfield to both the E&N and Galloping Goose regional trails.

STATUS: Preferred design concept develop and report to Council in progress.

DESIGN OVERVIEW: A 0.7 km two-way protected bike lane is planned for the West side of the street from Pandora Avenue to Government Street. To view the preferred concepts, preliminary design options and emerging concepts, click on the following links:

NEXT STEPS: Consultation activities throughout 2017 to inform design followed by City Council's consideration and approval of a preferred design concept

  • Report to Council - Spring 2018
  • Detailed Design - Summer 2018
  • Construction - Fall 2018


Throughout 2017 staff meet with business owners, employees, residents, commercial service providers, emergency service providers, BC Transit, community associations and business associations to get an understanding of the opportunities and constraints to improve mobility options for a diverse range of users on Wharf Street. Engagement phases were as follows:

  • July to October 2017 – Early engagement with key stakeholders
  • September to December 2017 – Consultation on emerging design concepts
  • March 2018 – Consultation on preferred design concepts


Do you have feedback about the emerging designs along Wharf? Email: engage@victoria.ca