The objectives of the City's Transportation department include:

  • Delivering a financially sustainable, integrated transportation network for Vernon.
  • Promoting community safety, health and quality of life while reducing the environmental impact of transportation.
  • Increasing community awareness of the benefits of using alternative transportation.
  • Increasing travel options through improvements to public transit and providing fully connected walking, cycling and trail networks.
  • Providing access to services, goods and activities to maintain a safe, efficient and cost effective network for all modes of travel over the short and long term as Vernon grows.
  • Maximizing the benefits of transportation investments by integrating them with land use planning and the development of the City Centre and neighbourhood centres in a manner that promotes community safety and provides transportation choice.