Province funds bicycle trail to Golden Ears Bridge

BikeBC to provide $100,000 toward construction of Allard Crescent shoulder bikeway

The provincial government has announced $100,000 in funding toward construction of a 5.8 km bikeway that will run from 208 Street to Golden Ears Bridge in Langley Township.

The money will be used to widen the shoulders of Allard Crescent on both sides of the road to accommodate cyclists.

“Langley has an active and thriving cycling community,” said Mary Polak, MLA for Langley and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.

“This funding will help increase the amount of trails and routes they can utilize.”

The Jan. 30 press release announcing the funding said Langley is among 20 communities that will share more than $7.36 million in BikeBC funding.

The money will pay for 21 projects to expand and build cycling lanes, trails, and paths, with the aim of increasing physical activity and helping reduce greenhouse gases.

Since 2001, the B.C. government estimates it has spent over $148 million to create over 200 kms of new bicycle lanes and trails in more than 75 communities.

For more information about Bike BC, visit: www.th.gov.bc.ca/BikeBC

 

Just Posted

More office, retail space planned for Willoughby Town Centre

Fourth phase now underway as Township council grants third and final reading

Photos: Blackberry bliss

Kids and adults alike enjoy berry good samples of treats at the Blackberry Bake-Off

Serious collision in South Surrey

One to hospital with serious injuries; 16 Avenue remains closed

VIDEO: Langley RCMP officer and brother lead Amazing Race Canada Heroes Edition

Courtney and Taylor Callens have become the team to beat

Teri James to run again for Langley City Council

‘I feel I have a lot to contribute’

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin has died

Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn reports Franklin passed Thursday at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit

5 to start your day

RCMP evict Kinder Morgan protest camp, two girls go on a nighttime bus adventure and more

Italy says death toll will mount in Genoa bridge collapse

Authorities worried about the stability of remaining large sections of a partially collapsed bridge evacuated about 630 people from nearby apartments.

Former CIA Director: Trump worked with Russians and now he’s desperate

In an opinion piece in The New York Times, John Brennan cites press reports and Trump’s own goading of Russia during the campaign to find Democrat Hillary Clinton’s missing emails.

Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning

Since the crisis exploded in Boston in 2002, dioceses around the country have dealt with similar revelations of widespread sexual abuse.

Baloney Meter: is flow of asylum seekers at Canada-U.S. border a ‘crisis’?

“I think any time you have a government that allows 30,000 people over the course of a short period of time to come into Canada illegally, the impact that that has, that is a crisis,” said Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer.

VIDEO: Baby in hospital after truck crashes into Surrey home

No official word on the infant’s condition, but police say the 57-year-old man who was driving the truck is in custody

Altidore nets 3 as Toronto drubs Whitecaps 5-2

Vancouver falls 7-4 on aggregate in Canadian Championship final

Ottawa intervenes to get B.C. ball player, 13, to Little League World Series

Before immigration issue was resolved, Dio Gama was out practicing the game he loves Wednesday

Most Read