Crosswalks

Walk On, Victoria is asking Greater Victoria residents to send in photos of their least favourite piece of local pedestrian infrastructure as part of a contest aimed at raising awareness of the need to improve such infrastructure. (Courtesy of Walk On, Victoria/Facebook)

Worst Greater Victoria sidewalks, foot paths the focus of Walk On, Victoria’s contest

Walk On, Victoria is hoping to raise awareness of need for pedstrian infrastructure improvement

 

Hudson and Kristina Judas outside their home on the Royal Roads campus in Colwood. Hudson was struck by a car while walking off his bus on campus. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Colwood mom raises alarm over inaction by bus driver, school district after son hit by SUV

Kristina Judas is concerned by a lack of action by a school bus driver after the incident

 

Colby Harder, centre, listens to feedback from Langford residents during a community walk aimed at generating ideas to improve the pedestrian experience in the community through walkrollmap.org. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Langford residents stroll through community to improve pedestrian experience

A Saturday community walk provided ideas as part of the walkrollmap.org initiative by UVic

 

A crossing guard helps students on a rainy day. The City of Victoria approved an extra $50,000 for the school crossing guard program to staff four busy spots in the city to the end of the school year. (Black Press file photo)

‘Guards are in place and ready to serve:’ Victoria approves emergency crossing guard funding

Guards guaranteed at Hillside, Fairfield, Shelbourne and Quadra crossings through end of school year

A crossing guard helps students on a rainy day. The City of Victoria approved an extra $50,000 for the school crossing guard program to staff four busy spots in the city to the end of the school year. (Black Press file photo)
Anita Saikail stands at the intersection of Dunford Road and Henry Eng Place where a crosswalk will be installed, thanks to her letter to city council. The 62-year-old with diverse abilities finds crossing the street here dangerous and scary. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Anxious pedestrian asks for a crosswalk, Langford listens

A new crosswalk will go up on Dunford at Henry Eng Place

Anita Saikail stands at the intersection of Dunford Road and Henry Eng Place where a crosswalk will be installed, thanks to her letter to city council. The 62-year-old with diverse abilities finds crossing the street here dangerous and scary. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Royal Roads University president Philip Steenkamp, who is also gay, begins the painting of his school’s Pride cross walk near Sooke Road. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Royal Roads University installs third rainbow crosswalk at Colwood campus

Pride colours on pavement, Pride flag at Hatley Castle show support for diversity: RRU president

Royal Roads University president Philip Steenkamp, who is also gay, begins the painting of his school’s Pride cross walk near Sooke Road. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Leading Pedestrian Interval crosswalk buttons can now be found at the intersection of Wilkinson Road and Santa Rosa Avenue and at Blenkinsop Road and Tattersall Drive. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich adds new pedestrian priority crosswalks to busy intersections

Leading Pedestrian Interval crosswalks give walkers a head start

Leading Pedestrian Interval crosswalk buttons can now be found at the intersection of Wilkinson Road and Santa Rosa Avenue and at Blenkinsop Road and Tattersall Drive. (Black Press Media file photo)
A group of Saanich neighbours decided to experiment with a DYI pedestrian scramble crosswalk at the intersection of Inverness Road and Glasgow Avenue. (Photo courtesy Teale Phelps Bondaroff)

VIDEO: Homemade pedestrian scramble crosswalk in Saanich removed by police

Police call it ‘a huge safety concern,’ ask others not to copy the idea

A group of Saanich neighbours decided to experiment with a DYI pedestrian scramble crosswalk at the intersection of Inverness Road and Glasgow Avenue. (Photo courtesy Teale Phelps Bondaroff)
Sooke School District 62 is asking Colwood city council to consider adding $9,000 to their budget for a crosswalk guard at Wishart Elementary. If approved, a crossing guard could be on the street by fall 2020. (Black Press file photo)

SD62 asks Colwood to help fund crossing guard at Wishart Elementary

‘We’re just overly congested,’ says PAC president

Sooke School District 62 is asking Colwood city council to consider adding $9,000 to their budget for a crosswalk guard at Wishart Elementary. If approved, a crossing guard could be on the street by fall 2020. (Black Press file photo)
Teale Phelps Bondaroff hopes added signage at unmarked crosswalks reminding drivers to yield to pedestrians will help reduce road safety concerns. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Saanich man pitches road safety initiative to raise awareness of unmarked crosswalks

Stop For Me project will add signage to intersections warning drivers to yield

Teale Phelps Bondaroff hopes added signage at unmarked crosswalks reminding drivers to yield to pedestrians will help reduce road safety concerns. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Fourteen new and upgraded crosswalks coming to Victoria in 2019

Fourteen new and upgraded crosswalks coming to Victoria in 2019

Over $1.75 million will go towards crosswalk installation and repairs

Fourteen new and upgraded crosswalks coming to Victoria in 2019