April, 2008 - Public Delegation Meeting
Douglas Street Busway
The Victoria Regional Transit Commission is hosting a Public
Thursday, April 3 7pm Blanshard Ballroom
Holiday Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
January, 2008 - Open Houses
Project planners invited property owners along the corridor,
residents and bus riders to discuss the impacts and options
of the busway. Plans will be forwarded to Councils and the
Transit Commission for consideration.
Displays: include background information
on the regional BRT vision, plans for the corridor, traffic
management and other impacts. Click
here for Open House Displays
Brochure: Building the Bus Rapid Transit
Network highlights of work underway on three major transit
Sheet 1: Douglas Street - explains why Douglas Street
was chosen for BRT.
Sheet 2: Benefits of BRT – details the benefits of BRT
Sheet 3: Why Start with BRT? - Bus Rapid Transit and
Light Rail Transit as complementary transportation investments
Sheet 4: Douglas Street Busway – Details Douglas Street
Busway as the first phase of the region’s bus rapid transit
Sheet 5: Ridership and Traffic – Compares ridership
and traffic projections with travel time.
November 9, 2007
Project planners invited residents and property owners along
the corridor to discuss the impacts and options of the busway
in June. Click here
for Open House Displays. Click
here for a summary of the meetings.
Plans are now being revised to address the issues raised
at these meetings and to finalize alignment, station and
traffic management recommendations. Detailed assessments
of project costs, landscape and urban development impacts
are also underway.
Alignment recommendations and reports will be prepared
by January 2008 and further business and public meetings
will be scheduled at that time to discuss the findings.
Plans will then be forwarded to Councils and the Transit
Commission for consideration.