Letter: Turn Victoria Street into a woonerf (living street)


I enjoyed reading KTW’s survey about closing Victoria Street to motor vehicles. Kamloops should try a woonerf (living street), where cars are allowed, but pedestrians are prioritized.

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I envision a meandering, one-lane, one-way street with angled parking.

The number of parking spaces would be the same as now, but speed would be limited to 15 km/h. This could be done at little cost and would benefit all downtown businesses.

Google “woonerf” to see an illustration.

Emily Fitch


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