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Old 09-20-17, 08:19 AM
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Woodbine Bike Lanes - Toronto

New bike lanes are having their usual resistance.

https://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/toronto/livid-residents-call-for-new-woodbine-bike-lanes-to-be-removed-1.4297005

Evidence along Bloor Street, Richmond/Adelaide, Sherbourne, Wellesley etc have shown great success in increased ridership, improved safety without significant increase in congestion.

The argument against the Woodbine bike lanes is that they cause motorists to take sidestreets which endagers children. Why is bad driving acceptable that one would rather maintain them than enforce good driving habits?

Another usual observation is that they are hardly used. Check out how many new youtube videos gave been posted in the past week by riders on the Woodbine bike lane.

So I'm going to write to Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon and Mayor Tory to enforce local traffic and to keep the bike lanes. Then I'm going to test out the lanes myself.
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There is a counter petition to keep the bike lanes going.

https://www.change.org/p/mayor-john-...basic_fb_share
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Originally Posted by awesomeame
There is a counter petition to keep the bike lanes going.

https://www.change.org/p/mayor-john-...basic_fb_share
Excellent. I didn't know about this petition. I wrote directly to the Mayor and the Councillor instead.
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