bike lanes

The next phase of the Lake to Lake bike route from Fairview over to Kinney Avenue is set to begin soon. (City of Penticton)

Next phase of Penticton’s Lake-to-Lake bike lane begins

Construction starts soon and is expected to be complete in the fall

 

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LETTER: Asking questions about bike lanes

Answers sought on placement and design of bike lanes

  • Mar 25, 2022

 

A proposal to remove a lane on Lakeshore Drive to build a bike lane has been removed for now by council. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Penticton’s Lakeshore Drive stays a two-way road for now

Council decides to apply for bike lane grants for Lake to Lake and Green Ave. but not Lakeshore

 

The city bought a special blade and tractor to clear the new bike lane as seen here on Dec. 28, 2021. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

2021 Newsmaker: Controversial Penticton bike lane becomes reality

Second phase will cost taxpayers $4.7 million, not including cost of new bike lane snow plow

The city bought a special blade and tractor to clear the new bike lane as seen here on Dec. 28, 2021. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Santa Claus took a ride through Penticton's bike lane on Saturday with dozens of cyclists in the city. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)

Santa Claus joins Penticton cyclists for a ride on the city’s bike lane

Mr. Claus was joined by dozens of avid cyclists for a holiday-themed ride on Saturday afternoon

Santa Claus took a ride through Penticton's bike lane on Saturday with dozens of cyclists in the city. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)
Santa is no stranger to taking his bicycle out for rides, having met up with children in Chilliwack in 2018 before coming to Penticton this year. (Jenna Hauck - File)

Santa will be cycling the Penticton bike lane Dec. 11

You can join Jolly St. Nick on a community ride with photos after at Gyro Park

Santa is no stranger to taking his bicycle out for rides, having met up with children in Chilliwack in 2018 before coming to Penticton this year. (Jenna Hauck - File)
The first portion of the Lake to Lake bike lane officially opened Aug. 1 on Martin Steet. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

No pause for Lake-to-Lake Bike lane in Penticton

A move to delay $4.7M 2nd phase of bike path was shot down in 4-3 vote during budget deliberations

The first portion of the Lake to Lake bike lane officially opened Aug. 1 on Martin Steet. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
The first leg of the Lake to Lake bike lane in Penticton opened on Sunday, Aug. 1. (Monique Tamminga/Western News)

Penticton’s lake-to-lake bike lane opens up to Duncan Avenue

The first section of the bike lane originally opened on August 1

The first leg of the Lake to Lake bike lane in Penticton opened on Sunday, Aug. 1. (Monique Tamminga/Western News)
The first portion of the Lake to Lake bike lane officially opened Aug. 1 on Martin Steet. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Portion of bike lane closed due to construction at Penticton City Hall lot

Bike lane closure is on the north end of Martin Street

The first portion of the Lake to Lake bike lane officially opened Aug. 1 on Martin Steet. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
The first leg of the Lake to Lake bike lane in Penticton opened on Sunday, Aug. 1. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

Parking prohibited on Fairview Road due to bike lane

Construction on the lane is expected to be completed by the end of the month

The first leg of the Lake to Lake bike lane in Penticton opened on Sunday, Aug. 1. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)
The first leg of the Lake to Lake bike lane in Penticton opened on Sunday, Aug. 1.

First phases of Penticton Lake-to-Lake bike route to finish by end of August

The project is so far staying on budget at $8.07 million, says city

The first leg of the Lake to Lake bike lane in Penticton opened on Sunday, Aug. 1.
The first portion of the Lake to Lake bike lane officially opens Aug. 1 with a celebration. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Penticton looks to spend over $15 million on bike lanes over the next 5 years

The city’s 25 year plan prioritizes more than just the Lake-to-Lake route

The first portion of the Lake to Lake bike lane officially opens Aug. 1 with a celebration. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Parking has been removed from the east side of Martin Street to make way for the bike lane. (Submitted)

Penticton changes night construction hours for controversial bike lane after complaints

City crews were doing late night grinding on the concrete, says the city

Parking has been removed from the east side of Martin Street to make way for the bike lane. (Submitted)
Crews work on the first phases of construction on the lake-to-lake bike lane at Padmore and Martin Street in downtown Penticton June 3, 2021. (Jesse Day - Western News)

Penticton bike lane construction moving faster than planned

Construction will soon move to the 400 to 600 blocks of Martin Street

Crews work on the first phases of construction on the lake-to-lake bike lane at Padmore and Martin Street in downtown Penticton June 3, 2021. (Jesse Day - Western News)
Work on the first section of the Lake to Lake bike route is getting underway with these steel barriers along Martin Street. (Contributed)

Construction gets underway on Penticton’s lake-to-lake bike route

Residents and drivers in the area should expect to see crews at work starting May 14

Work on the first section of the Lake to Lake bike route is getting underway with these steel barriers along Martin Street. (Contributed)
This is the steel barrier design that will be installed in the 100 to 300 block of Martin Street for the bike lane. (Screen grab)

Penticton gives unanimous approval to start work on bike lane

Lake to Lake bike lane work will begin on Martin Street in May

This is the steel barrier design that will be installed in the 100 to 300 block of Martin Street for the bike lane. (Screen grab)
Cyclists are urged to continue using pedal power to get them to school and work, even though Go By Bike Week is over. (City of Vernon photos)

Safety urged as bicyclists still in full force in Okanagan

Go by Bike Week may be over, but beautiful weather has kept cyclists out and about

Cyclists are urged to continue using pedal power to get them to school and work, even though Go By Bike Week is over. (City of Vernon photos)
The City of Penticton is once again asking downtown residents and business owners for feedback on a proposed lake-to-lake bike route. The city says they are looking for all opinions before finalizing a plan for the bike route. (Black Press file photo)

City of Penticton seeks input on proposed downtown lake-to-lake bike lane

A final plan the bike route is expected to be announced in the fall

The City of Penticton is once again asking downtown residents and business owners for feedback on a proposed lake-to-lake bike route. The city says they are looking for all opinions before finalizing a plan for the bike route. (Black Press file photo)