Here's a brief introduction to cycling conditions in cities across Canada. Well, in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver at least...
Cycling in Canadian cities: a study in contrasts
Updated Sun. Sep. 6 2009 9:10 AM ET
CTV.ca News Staff
For forward-looking Canadian cities, cycling is fast becoming a big deal.
Cycling is a sustainable transportation option, it builds exercise into excursions and it's a very affordable way to travel.
But it's also a form of transportation that requires sharing the road with another form of transportation -- the much heavier and less forgiving automobile, a colleague of the road that cyclists must stay wary of order to stay safe.
A number of Canada's major cities have seen at least one serious or fatal incident this summer involving a cyclist and a vehicle on the road...