TransLink says it is investing $100 million to help construct or improve 76 projects throughout the Metro Vancouver region, with $13,338,766 being spent on projects in North Shore.
TransLink unveiled the final list of projects receiving investments from the TransLink Walking, Cycling, and Roads Program in 2019. It includes investment in walking and cycling paths, major road networks, and operation and maintenance.
Since 2017, TransLink says it has invested in 25 kilometres of new or upgraded walking paths and 102 kilometres of new or upgraded cycle paths. The programme has also invested in 17 kilometres of new or upgraded roads and infrastructure, and maintained more than 1,700 traffic signals and more than 800 structures.
Here is the breakdown of all projects on the North Shore:
City of North Vancouver
Projects: Casino-Loutet overpass, Green Necklace, from Lonsdale Avenue to Grand Boulevard, West Keith bicycle multi use, third street pedestrian and cycling improvements, between Forbes Avenue and 2nd project, cycling improvements on Chesterfield.
Projects: additional signal heads at 3rd Street at Lonsdale, and improved intersection safety along Lonsdale Avenue, between 4th Street and 6th Street.
Projects: Some of the pedestrian improvements include a sidewalk on Ross Road, between Mountain Highway and Allan Road, new sidewalks and pedestrian crossing on Mountain Highway, and a sidewalk on William Avenue.
District of West Vancouver
Projects: Widening the Marine Drive, construction of sidewalk on Inglewood Avenue, and pedestrian walkway improvements on Taylor Way at Clyde Avenue are some of the pedestrian and road improvement projects.