NORTH VANCOUVER – More families and cycling enthusiasts will be able to keep active and have fun on two wheels thanks to $440,408 in Bike BC funding for the North Shore.

In the City of North Vancouver, $100,000 will go toward a multi-use path and bike lane from Forbes Street to Second Street.

In the District of North Vancouver, $100,000 will go toward installing bike lanes on Lynn Valley Road, while $240,408 will go toward a multi-use path on Mount Seymour Parkway.

Across British Columbia, 13 communities will receive more than $1.18 million from Bike BC, a cost-sharing program between the province and local governments. This year’s investment will create more than $2.36 million in cycling infrastructure, including multi-use separated pathways, bike lanes, bike paths and road-shoulder bikeways.

Since 2001, the B.C. government has committed more than $150 million to improving cycling infrastructure, creating new bicycle lanes and trails in more than 90 communities.

For more information about Bike BC, visit: http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/BikeBC/

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