Citizen’s Agenda Pledges
- Create a $100 million land trust to provide affordable housing for people living in bus shelters and encampments along waterways.
- Provide 1,000 jobs to Winnipegers who have trouble with employment including former gang members (Claims it will reduce policing costs).
- Replace the bike registration system with a new one to help get bikes back to people after they’ve been stolen.
- Reduce police dispatches by 10 per cent
- Create an electric bus shuttle system to request a vehicle to take you to the nearest bus stop
- Decline mayor’s monthly transportation allowance and spend it on transit tickets for non-profits. Amounts to around 8,000 trips
- Employ 25 transit peace officers; develop a new transit safety app
- Not specifically mentioned in platform, but suggests police workload reforms would affect cost of policing
- Create an approach that focuses on taking care of existing roads before creating more.
- Collaborate with federal and provincial governments to negotiate a better transportation infrastructure model
- Install 500 level two electric vehicle chargers at city-owned sites
- Place new bike lockers at civic facilities and major transit hubs
- Spend an extra $20.1 million on active transportation over four years
Compiled by Kalkidan Mulugeta
Updated Oct. 13
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