bike lanes

(Facebook- City of Penticton)

Another phase of Penticton’s lake-to-lake bike lane officially complete

Completion of the section comes with a number of traffic pattern changes

 

The intersection of Atkinson Street and Kinney Avenue now features a three-way stop, due to the city’s lake-to-lake bike lane project. (Facebook- City of Penticton)

Penticton seeks grant of up to $500k to continue lake-to-lake bike lane

Council will also be asked to support a grant for changes at Greenwood Dr. and Dartmouth Rd.

 

Francois Paquet at The Bike Shop. (Contributed)

Where unclaimed stolen and donated bikes go in Penticton

The Bike Shop, run by Penticton Society for Community Living refurbishes bikes

  • Oct 2, 2022

 

The next phase of the Lake to Lake bike route from Fairview over to Kinney Avenue has begun. 
(City of Penticton graphic)

Penticton bike lane work closes Atkinson Street bridge

Construction from Industrial over to Kinney Ave. until late August.

The next phase of the Lake to Lake bike route from Fairview over to Kinney Avenue has begun. 
(City of Penticton graphic)
A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

B.C. cyclist injured after driver turned right on red awarded $261K

James Christopher Rouse says he can no longer bike due to anxiety

A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
A letter writer says he much prefers biking everywhere around town, sometimes using the new bike lanes and urges others to ditch the ‘lead sled’. (File photo)

Letter: Pentictonites: Ditch the lead sled and be Lola-granola planet-saving hippy

Letter writer loves using his bike to get around and will not insure his SUV this summer

  • Jun 20, 2022
A letter writer says he much prefers biking everywhere around town, sometimes using the new bike lanes and urges others to ditch the ‘lead sled’. (File photo)
(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Data suggests most B.C. travellers are comfortable sharing multi-use paths with e-bikes

UBC researchers say cities can design multi-use paths to accommodate e-bikes, bikes and pedestrians

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
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

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

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)
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.

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)
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 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)