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The Transportation Solutions Project for Cortes, Quadra and some Outer Islands

A new passenger transportation solutions project was launched for Cortes, Quadra and some of the Outer Islands. Kate Maddigan, of the Cortes Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA), obtained a grant to fund the project and will oversee developments on Cortes. Quadra Island facilitator Jennifer Banks-Doll will be overseeing the project on Quadra and the Outer Islands. Their first step is fact gathering but unlike past initiatives, they intend to implement some of these ideas. A survey being launched this Monday, May 13, and an online forum on May 21. 

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Active transportation study for Cortes Island launched

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The Strathcona Regional District is launching its active transportation research project this week, beginning with a public survey.  The SRD was granted $20,000 last year toward the project for Cortes Island (previously reported) from the Union of BC Municipalities.

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Making rural island roads safer: Island advocates argue for community control

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During a community transportation webinar event hosted by the organization “Transition Salt Spring” last week, some island residents advocated for more community management of rural roads.

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