Mayor Rob Ford opposes adding showers for cyclists commuting to city hall but he wanted to look at installing a splash pad for kids as part of renovations to Nathan Phillips Square.Ford has slammed as a complete waste of money plans to park 380 bikes in the underground parking garage and provide a $130,000 change room and $20,000 for three showers.His brother, Councillor Doug Ford, on Friday warned that the bike station was going to “turn into nothing but a bathhouse,” and: “We’re going to have a towel boy handing over towels. They’re going to have staff there.”Wed, Feb 24: Come to the Toronto Bike Awards!
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Mayor Rob Ford slams bike station, then floats idea of city hall splash pad
May 10, 2013 by