Category: Safety


SOEC parking issues

The Penticton and Area Cycling Association (PACA) strongly discourages the City of Penticton’s plan to purchase additional land surrounding the SOEC for car parking. This plan continues to induce demand for parking in the area at great cost, increasing traffic and pollution, while reducing safety on the surrounding streets. In order to reduce the demand for parking we encourage the… Read more →

Penticton Urban Cycling presentation from the AGM (video)

An enthusiastic group has begun to form in Penticton with a goal to increase safety, fun on bikes and better infrastructure for urban cycling. Matt Hopkins gave a presentation at PACA’s AGM on February 28 highlighting some of the problems with our current situation and listing some goals and opportunities that we have within our reach through a joint effort. … Read more →

Pump Track Grand Opening

The Pump track was officially opened on October 4th, 2017. Over $40 000 was raised by the community of Penticton to make the Pump Track on Naramata rd at the Poplar Grove Rd Parking lot happen. The Pump Track is another key feature of the “gateway” to the Three Blind Mice and a wonderful starting location for rides along the… Read more →

Pump Track

Pump Track Updates (Photos)

The pump track build is coming along nicely.  Learn more about the pump track at: With the help of many generous community donors the Penticton and Area Cycling Association has raised almost $40,000 to date to fund the construction of a pump track. None of this would be possible without the generous help of these community donors and the support… Read more →

Road Cycling

Response from Minister Todd Stone – Shoulder Repaving

Letter to Ministry of Transportation Regarding shoulder repaving Back at the start of December 2016, one of our members, Avery Davidow sent a letter to the Ministry of Transportation to get answers on a road safety issue that is concerning to our members. You can read the letter sent by Avery at:   We did get a response very early on… Read more →