A great deal has transpired in the decade since the city of Campbell River adopted its current transportation plan. Last February, Transportation Specialist Melissa Heidema informed Cortes Currents that they were drawing up a new plan. Phase one is now complete. In today’s interview, Heidema and Long Range Planning and Sustainability Manager Jason Locke give us a peek into what they accomplished.Continue reading Phase one completed: Campbell River’s Master Transportation Plan
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This summer: downtown Campbell River is celebrating!
The streets of Campbell River have opened up with a series of free, family-friendly events and entertainment that will continue until September.
“We think that this is a great opportunity. Hopefully COVID is starting to leave us and we have the ability to return to a new normal. This whole set of opportunities with the downtown core is meant to bring us out of what we’ve been experiencing over the last couple of years in reduced ability to program and to get out and interact and socialize. This is really on the flip side of it. We want to be able to blow the lid off of this and get everybody downtown and enjoying what Campbell River has done. Campbell River has a lot to offer both the residents in the surrounding area and visitors to it,“ explained Robin Mitchell, the city’s Manager of Recreation and Culture.Continue reading This summer: downtown Campbell River is celebrating!
The North Salish Cycle Route
The ‘aha moment’ for Sue Bossley arrived last Fall. Her employers, the Access Point Marine Transportation Group, started a water taxi service between Lund and Cortes Island. This bridged the final gap in a what was now a continuous loop running through Powell River, Cortes Island and Campbell River. The North Salish Cycle Route was born.Continue reading The North Salish Cycle Route
Walking, cycling and mass transit in Campbell River
According to Campbell River’s Sustainability Community Plan, 12% all trips to work within the city were to consist of walking, cycling or transit by 2020. They hope to increase this number to a third by 2060. In today’s interview the city’s transportation specialist, Melissa Heidema, talks about Campbell River’s shift to alternate forms of transportation.Continue reading Walking, cycling and mass transit in Campbell River