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Shawn Taylor said the five acres he handed over to the CVRD in 2004 as part of a rezoning deal should stay as parkland and not be used for a large parking lot for the Kinsol Trestle. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

100-vehicle parking lot pitched for Island’s historic Kinsol Trestle raising concerns

Man whose family who donated Shawnigan Lake area property wanted it used for parkland

 

(Westerly file photo)

POLL: Do you support expanding pay parking into downtown Tofino this year?

District office considers delaying pay parking expansion

  • Feb 27, 2022

 

Pay parking stations like this one set up at Chesterman Beach are unlikely to begin popping up downtown this summer as Tofino’s municipal council believes more thorough consultation is needed from local stakeholders. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Downtown pay parking expansion stalls in Tofino

Town’s municipal council hesitates on timeline

 

A plan to make Ucluelet’s Village Green more pedestrian friendly has received push-back over the removal of parking spaces. (Image from District of Ucluelet council agenda)

Ucluelet council set to review Village Green Revitalization survey results

District proposing a $1.2 million project to make Ucluelet’s downtown core more pedestrian friendly

A plan to make Ucluelet’s Village Green more pedestrian friendly has received push-back over the removal of parking spaces. (Image from District of Ucluelet council agenda)
Crow’s Nest owner Jan Draeseke is horrified by a proposed Village Green Revitalization Project that she says will drive her historic general store out of business by removing valuable parking spaces from Ucluelet’s downtown core. (Andrew Bailey photo)

POLL: Do you support Ucluelet’s Village Green Revitalization project?

$1.2M project proposed to make downtown core more pedestrian friendly

  • Jan 16, 2022
Crow’s Nest owner Jan Draeseke is horrified by a proposed Village Green Revitalization Project that she says will drive her historic general store out of business by removing valuable parking spaces from Ucluelet’s downtown core. (Andrew Bailey photo)
The District of Ucluelet is planning to expand its Village Green in an effort to make the downtown core more pedestrian friendly. (DoU image)

Ucluelet Village Green expansion proposal raises parking concerns

Crow’s Nest owner Jan Draeseke says project will force her to close historic general store

The District of Ucluelet is planning to expand its Village Green in an effort to make the downtown core more pedestrian friendly. (DoU image)
Westerly file photo

POLL: Are you in favour of expanding pay parking in Tofino’s downtown core?

District plans to expand pay parking in Tofino’s downtown core in 2022

  • Nov 14, 2021
Westerly file photo
Westerly file photo

Tofino plans to expand pay parking downtown next year

District reintroduced pay parking at local beaches for the first time since 2007

Westerly file photo
(Westerly file photo)

Pay parking arrives at Tofino’s beaches

District has agreed to pay Robbins Parking Service $280,000 to operate the new system

(Westerly file photo)
Tofino plans to start charging a fee for parking near its public beaches, including this lot at Chesterman Beach, in August. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino set to launch pay parking at local beaches next month

“Pay parking is not adding an amenity, it’s adding a barrier to an amenity”

Tofino plans to start charging a fee for parking near its public beaches, including this lot at Chesterman Beach, in August. (Westerly file photo)
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POLL: Do you think Ucluelet residents should have to pay to park at Tofino’s beaches?

Tofino set to launch pay parking plan next month

  • Jul 15, 2021
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Tofino plans to launch a pay-parking system around its public beaches, including this lot at Chesterman Beach. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Tofino’s pay parking plan breezes through first town hall

District set to charge for parking at local beaches.

Tofino plans to launch a pay-parking system around its public beaches, including this lot at Chesterman Beach. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Tofino plans to launch a pay-parking system around its public beaches, including this lot at Chesterman Beach. (Andrew Bailey photo)

POLL: Do you support charging a fee for parking at Tofino’s beaches?

Tofino set to charge a fee to park at public beaches.

  • May 23, 2021
Tofino plans to launch a pay-parking system around its public beaches, including this lot at Chesterman Beach. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Tofino plans to launch a pay-parking system around its public beaches, including this lot at Chesterman Beach. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Tofino set to charge for parking at beaches

Fees will be charged at roughly 10 locations including Chesterman Beach

Tofino plans to launch a pay-parking system around its public beaches, including this lot at Chesterman Beach. (Andrew Bailey photo)
An Armstrong woman, an amputee who lost her leg below her knee several years ago, says she was verbally and physically assaulted by a man who couldn’t see her disability as she tried to park in a handicap spot at Vernon’s Walmart Saturday, April 24. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Okanagan amputee assaulted over handicap parking spot

Armstrong woman with prosthetic leg says she was verbally attacked and spat on

An Armstrong woman, an amputee who lost her leg below her knee several years ago, says she was verbally and physically assaulted by a man who couldn’t see her disability as she tried to park in a handicap spot at Vernon’s Walmart Saturday, April 24. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The Victoria General Hospital saw the second-highest amount of tickets issued for parking infractions out of Island Health facilities. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Advocates call hospital parking fees a ‘shakedown’ after learning most Island tickets are waived

Victoria General and Royal Jubilee hospitals among the most ticketed on the Island

The Victoria General Hospital saw the second-highest amount of tickets issued for parking infractions out of Island Health facilities. (Black Press Media File Photo)
More parking spots for Maltby Road near Tofino

More parking spots for Maltby Road near Tofino

New gravel lot adds 28 stalls at Cox Bay.

More parking spots for Maltby Road near Tofino
Tofino considers prohibiting RV’s from street-parking

Tofino considers prohibiting RV’s from street-parking

“I don’t know if that would be possible or practical, but we can definitely look into it.”

Tofino considers prohibiting RV’s from street-parking
Tofino’s council recently rejected a recomendation from their staff to launch a locals parking pass program that would have allowed Tofitians to ignore time limits on street parking.

No break for locals on parking limits in Tofino

“If we give a parking passes to residents, they’re going to feel like they own certain areas.”

Tofino’s council recently rejected a recomendation from their staff to launch a locals parking pass program that would have allowed Tofitians to ignore time limits on street parking.