BACCC asked all municipal candidates for their views on environmentally-friendly transportation options, presenting them with these three questions. Views expressed are solely those of the candidates and do not reflect the views of BACCC or its members. All responses have been reviewed to ensure appropriateness and relevance to the questions posed. We encourage you to make an informed decision by researching your local candidates.
Hamilton Ward 3 Candidate Stan Kruchka
From the recommendations in BACCC’s Options for Travel report, which would be your top priority to enact to ensure safe, reliable, convenient and equitable transportation options?
recommendation- 12 City of Hamilton should review the feasibility of offering free public transit during the
Holiday Season, to complement its existing program for free parking downtown to
encourage local shopping.
If environmentally friendly transportation options are not convenient, residents will be less likely to choose those options over driving.
What steps would you take to ensure environmentally friendly transportation options are convenient?
LRT will benefit the lower city where we are seeing record $$ Spent, money from here has to go towards increasing frequency and expansion of LRT and Bus routes
Environmentally friendly transportation needs to be perceived as safe in order to be viewed as a viable option.
What steps would you take to ensure all users feel safe when using all transportation methods?
research who is already using it and what has been happening .. provide facts over thoughts . Truth, trust and Transparency