Summerland’s Transportation Master Plan
Final draft of the plan was
presented to Council on December 10th
and was “Approved in Principle” .
Staff have been directed to make the
necessary revisions and updates to
the document and update the
Transportation component of the
Official Community Plan. For more
information about the plan, please
contact the Engineering and Public
Works Department at 250 494-0431.
The Draft Master
What is a Transportation Master
A transportation master plan
evaluates the existing and future
The transportation master plan will
answer the following questions:
How can transportation be accessible
to all community members?
How can Summerland promote
How can traveling in Summerland be
Will transportation infrastructure
respond appropriately to
What new roads, signals and lanes
are required in the future?
Why do we need a Transportation
As Summerland continues to grow as a
community, it is important that a
plan is in place to guide District
spending on transportation projects.
This allows the District to provide
transportation infrastructure to
meet community needs, not react to
transportation problems for all
modes of travel. A transportation
master plan is also a prerequisite
to obtaining certain types of grant
funding from senior levels of
The District of Summerland needs
The Summerland Transportation Master
Plan will be developed in close
consultation with the residents of
Summerland to ensure a successful
result. We encourage your
participation at public open houses
and by contacting the District
Summerland Engineering and Public
Works department at 494-0431.
Where we are at and what is next?
Three hundred and sixty three
traffic surveys were returned to the
District of Summerland in April and
early May. This data has now been
sorted and is available in two
letter reports on this website.
(See link below ). Thank you for
your participation Summerland –
these numbers were significant and
we have taken a positive step
forward in the preparation of our
transportation master plan. .
Survey Results Summary
The second of 3 open houses on
the transportation plan was held on
July 18th at the I.O.O.F.
hall on Main Street. A 35 minute
presentation on the advantages and
disadvantages of roundabouts was
given by District consultant Mike
Skene of the Boulevard
Transportation Group. About 20
people including 2 councilors and
Mayor Gregory attended.
Participants were asked to complete
an exit survey after they had
perused the materials displayed.
Further to this, we have now added
presentation materials to our
web site. Also on line is a
exit survey which we encourage
you to fill out and bring to
Municipal Hall, even though you may
not have had an opportunity to come
to the open house.
Open House July 18th, 2007 Documents
House Exit Survey
and final open house was
held October 3rd. For a
look at some of the material
that was presented at the
open house please check the
preview posters below.
previewing the posters, if
you wish to fill out an exit
survey and forward to the
District Summerland, please
click the link below.
Open House Exit Survey
The District of Summerland
and Boulevard Transportation
Group wish to thank the
public for their interest
and participation in the
development of the
Transportation Master Plan.
A final draft of the plan
will be presented to
Summerland Council for
adoption later this fall.
For information about the
plan, please contact the
Engineering and Public Works
Department at 250 494-0431.