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 5 Candidate Gordon Noble
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?
Properly planned routes allowing for easy access , well lit bus stops with proper shelter for weather conditions. In order to have a sustainable transport system it must me affordable to encourage usage
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?
Look at existing transportation models in Canada and internationally in order to come up with the best possible combination of environmentally friendly options combined with a reliable low maintenance vehicle or vehicles
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?
Have proper safety measures put in place and to make sure these measures are monitored and improved upon continually