Active Transportation Advisory Committee
The Active Transportation Advisory Committee provides ongoing input on the implementation of active transportation initiatives in the community.
The Active Transportation Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to City Council and staff on a range of initiatives including:
- Achieving the active transportation related goals and targets within Go Victoria, the City's mobility strategy, including:
- Strategies for promoting the mode shift to active transportation
- Crosswalk prioritization and implementation
- Implementation of the Bike Master Plan
- Implementation of the Pedestrian Master Plan
- Transit issues, priorities and projects within the City of Victoria jurisdiction
- Proposed transportation expenditures as part of the annual Financial Planning Process, including road improvement projects, cycling and pedestrian infrastructure, traffic calming initiatives, and bus shelters
- Transportation issues and priorities identified through the Local Area/Neighbourhood Planning Process
- Neighbourhood “place-making” initiatives with active-transportation impacts
- Additional active transportation issues as identified by Council, staff and committee members.
The committee meets nine time a year, except for July, August and December. Meetings are currently convened online during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The committee is comprised of up to 12 members of the public appointed by Council. Members are assigned two-year terms. Committee members should have an interest and experience in cycling, pedestrian mobility, seniors' mobility, physical accessibility lived experience or expertise in transit issues.
The committee is structured as follows:
Three members with expertise on cycling mobility
Three 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 are appointed to serve as non-voting liaisons to the Committee.
NOTE: Those who have already served two consecutive terms are not eligible to apply but can apply for a future call.
Thank you to all those who applied to participate on the Committee. Individuals who have been appointed by Council will be contacted.
Terms of Reference
More information on the Committee is available in the Terms of Reference for the Committee.
The following 12 individuals were appointed by Council to serve on the City's Active Transportation Advisory Committee for a two-year term from February 1, 2019 to January 31, 2021. (This term has been extended to March 2021.)
- Barbara Amberstone
- Sierra Brown
- Alan Cassels
- Eric Doherty
- Linda Ginenthal
- Susanna Grimes
- Thomas Guerrero
- Britta Gundersen-Bryden
- Finn Kreischer
- Derry McDonnell
- Eric Nicholls
- Claire Sauvage-Mar
Date to be announced.
February 23, 2021 (to be approved)