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NEWS: Adelaide Press Conference Missing Key Element

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NOTE: Send your requests for adequate separation during this pilot project to Transportation Services managers Stephen Buckley sbuckle@toronto.ca, Dan Egan degan@toronto.ca, Lukasz Pawlowski lpawlow@toronto.ca along with Public Works and Infrastructure Committee pwic@toronto.ca and for good measure include 311@toronto.ca.


 

What do you call it when politicians have a press conference for separated bikelanes that are not separated?   These people seem to think (wrong, oh so wrongly) that some stripes of paint on the ground keep cars and trucks out of bikelanes.  Get some planters there… some bollards… ANYTHING will do… even statues of Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (pictured above, at mic… an anti-bike councillor being duplicitous).  We could paint them all funky and make them into art.

Adelaide cycle track opening this morning. Good start, but separation between cars and bikes is essential.

via Cycle Toronto Facebook Page.

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