bike lanes

Damage to a stretch of the Lake-to-Lake Bike Route in Penticton on Jan. 19. Design work on the final phase of the multi-million dollar project has recently begun. (Facebook)

Damage to Penticton bike lane expected to be repaired quickly

The damage comes as the final phase begins

 

These are just two of at least 12 bike lane signs within 100 feet of each other in the 500 block of Martin Street. The city is in the design stage of the final section of the Lake to Lake bike lane that will go through to Skaha Lake. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Design underway of final section of controversial $8 million Penticton bike lane

Public has opportunity to discuss the design with staff at upcoming open houses

 

A public washroom was brought in via flat bed and crane to Riverside Park on Wednesday. The washroom is one of two paid for by the federal government. (City of Penticton)

Federal government plays Santa gifting washrooms and bike lane $$ to Penticton

Almost $1M for 2 public washrooms and portion of Lake-to-Lake bike path

 

Approximately one in 20 workers in Victoria consistently biked to work in 2021, according to Statistics Canada’s most recent census. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria, Kelowna top the country in percentage of people cycling to work

Victoria also had the second most people in the country who usually walked to work in 2021, said StatsCan

Approximately one in 20 workers in Victoria consistently biked to work in 2021, according to Statistics Canada’s most recent census. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Facebook- City of Penticton)

Another phase of Penticton’s lake-to-lake bike lane officially complete

Completion of the section comes with a number of traffic pattern changes

(Facebook- City of Penticton)
The intersection of Atkinson Street and Kinney Avenue now features a three-way stop, due to the city’s lake-to-lake bike lane project. (Facebook- City of Penticton)

Penticton seeks grant of up to $500k to continue lake-to-lake bike lane

Council will also be asked to support a grant for changes at Greenwood Dr. and Dartmouth Rd.

The intersection of Atkinson Street and Kinney Avenue now features a three-way stop, due to the city’s lake-to-lake bike lane project. (Facebook- City of Penticton)
Francois Paquet at The Bike Shop. (Contributed)

Where unclaimed stolen and donated bikes go in Penticton

The Bike Shop, run by Penticton Society for Community Living refurbishes bikes

  • Oct 2, 2022
Francois Paquet at The Bike Shop. (Contributed)
Work on the Lake to Lake bike lane will begin on Duncan Avenue Sept. 6 disrupting traffic and pedestrians. (Map of bike route)

More Lake-to-Lake bike lane road closures and construction coming to Penticton

Construction on Duncan Avenue set to impact shoppers, traffic, pedestrians

Work on the Lake to Lake bike lane will begin on Duncan Avenue Sept. 6 disrupting traffic and pedestrians. (Map of bike route)
The next phase of the Lake to Lake bike route from Fairview over to Kinney Avenue has begun. 
(City of Penticton graphic)

Penticton bike lane work closes Atkinson Street bridge

Construction from Industrial over to Kinney Ave. until late August.

The next phase of the Lake to Lake bike route from Fairview over to Kinney Avenue has begun. 
(City of Penticton graphic)
A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

B.C. cyclist injured after driver turned right on red awarded $261K

James Christopher Rouse says he can no longer bike due to anxiety

A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
A letter writer says he much prefers biking everywhere around town, sometimes using the new bike lanes and urges others to ditch the ‘lead sled’. (File photo)

Letter: Pentictonites: Ditch the lead sled and be Lola-granola planet-saving hippy

Letter writer loves using his bike to get around and will not insure his SUV this summer

  • Jun 20, 2022
A letter writer says he much prefers biking everywhere around town, sometimes using the new bike lanes and urges others to ditch the ‘lead sled’. (File photo)
(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Data suggests most B.C. travellers are comfortable sharing multi-use paths with e-bikes

UBC researchers say cities can design multi-use paths to accommodate e-bikes, bikes and pedestrians

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Asking questions about bike lanes

Answers sought on placement and design of bike lanes

  • Mar 25, 2022
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A proposal to remove a lane on Lakeshore Drive to build a bike lane has been removed for now by council. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Penticton’s Lakeshore Drive stays a two-way road for now

Council decides to apply for bike lane grants for Lake to Lake and Green Ave. but not Lakeshore

A proposal to remove a lane on Lakeshore Drive to build a bike lane has been removed for now by council. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Santa Claus took a ride through Penticton's bike lane on Saturday with dozens of cyclists in the city. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)

Santa Claus joins Penticton cyclists for a ride on the city’s bike lane

Mr. Claus was joined by dozens of avid cyclists for a holiday-themed ride on Saturday afternoon

Santa Claus took a ride through Penticton's bike lane on Saturday with dozens of cyclists in the city. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)
Santa is no stranger to taking his bicycle out for rides, having met up with children in Chilliwack in 2018 before coming to Penticton this year. (Jenna Hauck - File)

Santa will be cycling the Penticton bike lane Dec. 11

You can join Jolly St. Nick on a community ride with photos after at Gyro Park

Santa is no stranger to taking his bicycle out for rides, having met up with children in Chilliwack in 2018 before coming to Penticton this year. (Jenna Hauck - File)
The first portion of the Lake to Lake bike lane officially opened Aug. 1 on Martin Steet. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

No pause for Lake-to-Lake Bike lane in Penticton

A move to delay $4.7M 2nd phase of bike path was shot down in 4-3 vote during budget deliberations

The first portion of the Lake to Lake bike lane officially opened Aug. 1 on Martin Steet. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
The first leg of the Lake to Lake bike lane in Penticton opened on Sunday, Aug. 1.

First phases of Penticton Lake-to-Lake bike route to finish by end of August

The project is so far staying on budget at $8.07 million, says city

The first leg of the Lake to Lake bike lane in Penticton opened on Sunday, Aug. 1.
This is the steel barrier design that will be installed in the 100 to 300 block of Martin Street for the bike lane. (Screen grab)

Penticton gives unanimous approval to start work on bike lane

Lake to Lake bike lane work will begin on Martin Street in May

This is the steel barrier design that will be installed in the 100 to 300 block of Martin Street for the bike lane. (Screen grab)
Cyclists are urged to continue using pedal power to get them to school and work, even though Go By Bike Week is over. (City of Vernon photos)

Safety urged as bicyclists still in full force in Okanagan

Go by Bike Week may be over, but beautiful weather has kept cyclists out and about

Cyclists are urged to continue using pedal power to get them to school and work, even though Go By Bike Week is over. (City of Vernon photos)