Banff townandParks Canadaofficials have left their cars at home for visitors and, if possible, public transport. I am asking you to use it. BusyCanada DayA long weekend.
However, if you need to bring a car, most of the lots will be full by 11:00 am, so town officials should park in the free station lots. I am asking for.
According to the town, visitors can walk, cycle or roam public transport to all attractions in and around Banff.
The Canadian town and Parks said they expect more than 30,000 additional vehicles per day over this long weekend.
"The town of Banfu has plenty of space to explore the pedestrian zone, the Bear Street Square, and all the trails and parks around the town, but with a limited area of 4 square kilometers. So, if anyone chooses to drive anywhere in our town, there are finite roads and parking lots that can't accommodate vehicles, "Mayor Collie Dimanno said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Warning overturned Banff's decision to allow visitors to park in downtown residential areas. This is an originally planned measure to deal with the heavy traffic on Canada Day's long weekends.
In a statement on Tuesday, town manager Kelly Gibson said the town's administration had decided to overturn the decision after hearing feedback from residents.
"We didn't have enough time to communicate this part of the traffic mitigation plan to the community and let people consider measures. Yesterday, we received overwhelming opposition from the residents." Said Gibson.
"We apologize for the astonishment this decision has brought and hope that we can rebuild our relationships with the inhabitants who depend on the town to act in the best interests of our community.
The town of Banff decides on one of the measures he had planned to deal with the traffic jams down a small mountain town on a long weekend in Canada Day. Is overturning. pic.twitter.com/CUCIPEscQE
— Banff Town (@Banff_Town)June 29, 2022
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