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Activists install separated bike lane in 10 minutes for $350, Seattle follows through

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Bit of a dated story, but it’s soooo good.  Can this happen in Toronto?

Seattle cycling advocates spent $350 and 10 minutes installing bollards on a painted bikelane and making it a MUCH safer piece of infrastructure.  The City of Seattle removed their work, but then re-installed it 3 months later with additional improvements, thanking the activists for their idea.

You can see what a group of anonymous safety activists calling themselves the Reasonably Polite Seattleites built in the dead of night last April. In their email to the city, they explained the merits of such a project and noted that it had cost them $350 and taken 10 minutes to install. The bollards had been affixed using an easily removable adhesive.

Read more: Green Lane Project Blog

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