Quotes from candidate’s website related to cycling and active transportation (accessed Sept 2018):
- Listed under Accomplishments: “Improved City Services – Record funding for roads, sidewalks and back lanes in the Daniel McIntyre Ward, investments in new bike lane infrastructure, better refuse collection and recycling services, improved snow clearing, and continuous improvements in 311 service.”
From Vote Winnipeg 2018 (Winnipeg Free Press) accessed 2 Oct 2018:
Q: “What should Winnipeg’s plan be for the future of public and active transit?” “As we grow as a city we need to have good public transportation with frequent and efficient bus service that is why I pushed for a high frequency study of our transit system. We also need to look at active tranportation as a way to move around our city. We need to have these route’s connect and this will be important as we look at how we can lower our greenhouse gas emissions and be a more sustainable city. I was happy to be apart of bringing in an active transportation plan that we are currently implementing.”
Q: “What is your position on reopening Portage and Main to pedestrians?” “I represent many residents that use this intersection daily. I will be voting yes but will respect the will of the people.”
The candidate completed the 2018 all-candidate environmental survey: A coalition of Winnipeg Environmental Organizations compiled questions for an all-candidate (Mayoral and Councilor) survey with questions relating to the environment, including AT.