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Should Government Street Open to Shuttle Buses?

Episode Summary

Tonight, Victoria city council will debate whether to exempt cruise ship tourist shuttles—which drop off an estimated 110,000 passengers downtown per year—from restrictions on driving through the car-free portion of Government Street. To get more insight into the debate, along with what’s being proposed and what it would mean for Victorians, we speak with business owners along Government Street, Downtown Victoria Business Association executive director Jeff Bray, and Victoria councillor Jeremy Loveday.

Episode Notes

Tonight, Victoria city council will debate whether to exempt cruise ship tourist shuttles—which drop off an estimated 110,000 passengers downtown per year—from restrictions on driving through the car-free portion of Government Street. To get more insight into the debate, along with what’s being proposed and what it would mean for Victorians, we speak with business owners along Government Street, Downtown Victoria Business Association executive director Jeff Bray, and Victoria councillor Jeremy Loveday.  

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