douglas bus lanes

Bus lane on Douglas Street in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Next phase of bus lanes set to open in Greater Victoria

Southbound lanes on Douglas Street are set to open Feb. 17

 

With the opening Monday, both sides of Douglas will become 24-hour bus-bike priority lanes and be off limits for other vehicles, except for those making a right turn in the same block. (BC Transportation)

Douglas Street 24-hour transit and bike priority lanes open Nov. 5

Vehicles caught travelling in priority lanes face $109 fine

 

When completed, the Douglas Street BC Transit Priority Lane Project, will make transit available 24 hours a day, and create a lane for cyclists. (Black Press file photo)

Expect traffic delays at Burnside and Douglas this week for new bus lanes

Prep work runs Tuesday through Thursday while paving takes place Friday

 

A BC Transit bus heads south along Douglas Street near Finlayson Street mid-morning. Work begins this week to convert the southbound curb lane between Tolmie and Hillside avenues into a full-time dedicated bus lane. When the project is completed, both sides of Douglas from Tolmie to Fisgard Street will become 24/7 transit lanes. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Shaving minutes off commutes among the goals for Victoria bus lanes

Work on southbound Douglas Street lane between Tolmie and Hillside getting underway

A BC Transit bus heads south along Douglas Street near Finlayson Street mid-morning. Work begins this week to convert the southbound curb lane between Tolmie and Hillside avenues into a full-time dedicated bus lane. When the project is completed, both sides of Douglas from Tolmie to Fisgard Street will become 24/7 transit lanes. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps officiated at the groundbreaking of the northbound transit priority lane at Douglas Street and Burnside Road East in January 2015. The next stage will see the southbound dedicated bus-and-bike lane built between Tolmie and Hillside avenues. (News files)

High construction costs send Douglas bus lane project $2.2 million higher

But re-tendered bid process by Victoria secures lower bid for Hillside-to-Tolmie stretch

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps officiated at the groundbreaking of the northbound transit priority lane at Douglas Street and Burnside Road East in January 2015. The next stage will see the southbound dedicated bus-and-bike lane built between Tolmie and Hillside avenues. (News files)