The key focus areas for Transportation include improved mobility options for residents, reducing GHG emissions, and providing convenient, affordable, safe alternatives to automobiles within the community. The Comox Valley Transit System, in partnership with BC Transit, forms a large component of the CVRD’s approach to transportation.

Key Service Outcomes

  • Affordable fares
  • Access equity
  • Greenhouse gas reduction
  • Alternative services in rural areas
  • Access for high need users to services e.g. food bank, farmers market
  • Integration with School District 71 student transportation needs
  • Mode shift from single occupancy vehicles to alternative modes
  • Links to neighbourhood services and interregional linkages
  • Continued implementation of UNDRIP and DRIPA

Key 2023-2026 Initiatives/Directions:

  • Implement Transit Future Action Plan
  • Improve Electoral Area and Ministry of Transportation relationships regarding infrastructure improvements
  • Prioritize and implement the Active Transportation Network Plan
  • Prioritize transit and transportation infrastructure investments