Cycling Infrastructure
     July 15, 2009 — Steve Flanagan

 Cycling Infrastructure on PEI – a review to date

1.   National Park – cycling path completed (except at Covehead Harbor bridge)
2.   Bayshore Road – path 80% completed
3.   Brookvale – establishment of downhill biking, BMX track and connection of these to the mountain bike trails
4.   Provincial Parks – building two pump tracks in summer of ‘09
5.   Charlottetown – permanent reserving of a lane in Victoria park for cycling April – Oct.
6.   Charlottetown – planning to create an east-west bike lane on Fitzroy St.
7.   Charlottetown – planning to create a pump track, possibly in Joseph Ghiz Park
8.   Charlottetown – funds to install BMX rails and banks in Victoria Park
9.   Charlottetown – mayor writes to TPW, asking for a bike path along an expanded berm on the by-pass
10. Charlottetown – share the road signs appear in 2008; more signs, solar-powered lights for Confederation Trail, bike lockers and racks on order
11. Charlottetown – bike racks for city busses a priority item
12. Stratford – bike users consultation by civic leaders
13. Canada Games 2009 – CPEI gets some cool timing gear
14. National Gov’t/Transporation & Public Works – additional 50 km of Confederation Trail that will connect Wood Islands to Mt. Stewart and the rest of the Trail
15. TPW – establishment of inter-departmental biking committee
16. TPW – filming of two TV ads to promote safer biking on PEI
17. Tourism PEI – installs two outhouses on Confederation Trail; signage considerably enhanced on trail
18. ACOA – Fall of 2008, first inter-provincial meeting to talk about linkages for regional cycling


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