bike lanes

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

 

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 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

 

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)