Crosswalks

David Harding said he was shaken up when he was nearly hit by a vehicle that didn’t stop when he was crossing 5th Avenue SW at 3rd Street SW in Salmon Arm recently. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Resident warning of dangerous crosswalk in Salmon Arm nearly struck by vehicle

City has reviewed intersection so improvements will be included in 2023 budget deliberations

 

Daryl Dube and David Harding stand on ‘crosswalk to nowhere,’ saying improvements to intersection of Third Street and Fifth Avenue SW much needed, particularly after resident struck and injured. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Residents urge improvements to Salmon Arm intersection ‘before someone gets killed’

Group starts petition after man struck and injured by vehicle as he crosses Fifth Avenue SW

 

Salmon Arm Council received a letter and petition Oct. 12 with about 50 signatures asking for the city to paint a crosswalk orange in recognition of National Truth and Reconciliation Day. (Contributed)

First Nations consultation the first step in request for orange crosswalk in Salmon Arm

Petition asks for Orange Crosswalk for Truth and Reconciliation to honour children, instill healing

 

This Photoshopped version of the crosswalks near the entrance to the Salmon Arm Arts Centre on Hudson Avenue show what is proposed to help create safety for and show inclusivity to the LGBTQ2S+ community. (Salmon Arm Arts Centre image)

Tri-rainbow crosswalk and Progress flag requested to help make Salmon Arm safe

Council will consider budget requests to help make city inclusive to LBGTQ2S+ community

This Photoshopped version of the crosswalks near the entrance to the Salmon Arm Arts Centre on Hudson Avenue show what is proposed to help create safety for and show inclusivity to the LGBTQ2S+ community. (Salmon Arm Arts Centre image)
This Photoshopped version of the crosswalks near the entrance to the Salmon Arm Arts Centre on Hudson Avenue show what is proposed to help create safety for and show inclusivity to the LGBTQ2S+ community. (Salmon Arm Arts Centre image)

Tri-rainbow crosswalk and Progress flag requested to help make Salmon Arm safe

Council will consider budget requests to help make city inclusive to LBGTQ2S+ community

This Photoshopped version of the crosswalks near the entrance to the Salmon Arm Arts Centre on Hudson Avenue show what is proposed to help create safety for and show inclusivity to the LGBTQ2S+ community. (Salmon Arm Arts Centre image)
Emery Shipmaker and Xanna Marjoribanks address Salmon Arm Council on Aug. 24, 2020 to present more than $200 they raised from a lemonade and cookie stand for a crosswalk at the intersection of Lakeshore Road and 50th Avenue NE. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm Council denies girls’ request for crosswalk on Lakeshore Road

City opts for vegetation removal so sight lines will be clearer

Emery Shipmaker and Xanna Marjoribanks address Salmon Arm Council on Aug. 24, 2020 to present more than $200 they raised from a lemonade and cookie stand for a crosswalk at the intersection of Lakeshore Road and 50th Avenue NE. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Emery Shipmaker and Xanna Marjoribanks address Salmon Arm Council on Aug. 24, 2020 to present more than $200 they raised from a lemonade and cookie stand for a crosswalk at the intersection of Lakeshore Road and 50th Avenue NE. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Girls raise funds for crosswalk on busy Salmon Arm road

City council to wait for staff’s opinion on best way to improve safety

Emery Shipmaker and Xanna Marjoribanks address Salmon Arm Council on Aug. 24, 2020 to present more than $200 they raised from a lemonade and cookie stand for a crosswalk at the intersection of Lakeshore Road and 50th Avenue NE. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
The rainbow crosswalk at Fifth and Fifth was repainted to make sure it was looking good for the Pride Picnic held in June 2019 at Blackburn Park. City council is considering a location for a second rainbow crosswalk. (File photo)

Salmon Arm council ponders where to put city’s next rainbow crosswalk

Councillor to consult with Pride festival subcommittee for suggestions

The rainbow crosswalk at Fifth and Fifth was repainted to make sure it was looking good for the Pride Picnic held in June 2019 at Blackburn Park. City council is considering a location for a second rainbow crosswalk. (File photo)
The rainbow crosswalk at Fifth and Fifth was repainted to make sure it was looking good for the Pride Picnic held in June 2019 at Blackburn Park. City council is considering a location for a second rainbow crosswalk. (File photo)

Salmon Arm council ponders where to put city’s next rainbow crosswalk

Councillor to consult with Pride festival subcommittee for suggestions

The rainbow crosswalk at Fifth and Fifth was repainted to make sure it was looking good for the Pride Picnic held in June 2019 at Blackburn Park. City council is considering a location for a second rainbow crosswalk. (File photo)
The City of Vernon is creating touchless crosswalks to reduce touch points around town. (City map)

No need to press the walk button at some North Okanagan crosswalks

City automating intersections in response to COVID-19

The City of Vernon is creating touchless crosswalks to reduce touch points around town. (City map)