The movement of goods and services is critical to ensuring that Vernon’s economy remains healthy. By providing a resilient and convenient transportation system throughout Vernon and to communities beyond, Vernon businesses can continue to grow their markets and provide jobs to residents.The challenge for Vernon lies in how to accommodate goods movement with increasing competition for road space from residents and tourists.
What Does Goods Movement Focus On?
The movement of trucks to, from and through Vernon
The ability of service providers to access clients at their home or place of work
The retention of rail service and the rail corridor through Vernon
Advocating for transportation infrastructure in other communities
Minimizing the impact of goods movement on surrounding neighbourhoods