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 approved by Council.

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 design concept click below:

WharfStreetPreferredDesignConcept.pdf [PDF - 4.6 MB]

NEXT STEPS: The Wharf Street 60% design was approved by Council in May 2018. Construction is anticipated for Fall 2018


Throughout 2017 and 2018 staff met 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
  • July 2018 – Engagement on construction management and sequencing with property owners


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