Doug Wilson – Mayoralty Candidate 2018

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Website: doug-wilson.com
Email: dwilson@canada-one.com
Facebook: facebook.com/freddy.wilson.961
Twitter: @DougWilson2018

No specific statements or platform concerning cycling and active transportation appear on the candidate’s website. From the candidate’s website (23 September 2018):

  • “Pedestrian route snow removal will be enhanced and improved.”
  • “Public Transit will continue to be supported. A new mandate for our historic Transit system is overdue. Public input will help steer and inform the public of the vital nature of the service'”

Candidate’s responses to the walk/bike related questions asked at the Mayoral Fast Pitch & Forum held at the U of W on Tuesday, September 18th.

Q7: Will you direct the Public Works Department to create a package of walking and cycling infrastructure priority projects worth more than $100 Million dollars and put it as a top priority for the next round of funding from the Investing in Canada Plan? Yes

Q9: ill you commit to completing the downtown protected bike lane network in your next term? Yes

Q10: Will you support full funding of the Active Transportation Network – Winter Maintenance Strategy, passed by council on June 21st, 2018, in the 2019 Budget? Yes

Q13: Would you support implementing a policy for the City of Winnipeg, similar to what has been implemented in Vancouver, that prioritizes walking, cycling, public transit and shared-vehicles over single occupant vehicles? Yes

From 11 Oct 2018 mayoral debate on CBC. Yes or No only response

Q1: “Should we put bike infrastructure on the back burner in our car city?” No

Q2: “After completing construction that has already started on the Southwest Transitway, should we scrap the rest of rapid transit?” Maybe