Recent statistics show the number of crashes involving cyclists are on the rise in Saanich. ICBC stats show that Saanich was the site of 74 crashes involving cyclists last year, up from 68 in 2016 and above the five-year-average of 69. But the number of injured cyclists in 2017 — 44 — was actually below the five-year-average of 58, with zero fatalities.
Does concern over being struck by a vehicle prevent you from cycling as much as you’d like. So we thought we’d ask” Would you cycle more often if there were more protected bikeways in Greater Victoria?
Let us know what you think.