City to unveil plans for major new separated bicycle lane downtown

The city is set to unveil plans for a major new downtown cycle track, offering protection for cyclists on a road that stretches from the Bow to the Elbow Rivers, and services such facilities as Olympic Plaza, the Epcor Centre, Stampede Park and a number of major employment centres, including The Bow skyscraper and the planned 58-storey Telus Sky tower.

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Case for 10 St. bike lanes just isn’t there, but they’re here to stay despite numbers

Brutally planned, barely used, and here to stay.

The latter is no surprise.

One year and eight months after residents of northwest Calgary woke up to find 10 St. N.W. transformed from a four-lane traffic artery into a two-lane experiment in bicycle commuting, the city has declared the controversial project a roaring success.

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Edmonton drivers concerned over 95th Avenue bike lane

EDMONTON – Some west end drivers are concerned their commutes will lengthen when the city rolls out its bike plans on 95th Avenue this summer.

The city plans to paint 1.7-metre wide lanes on both sides of the road between 189th Street and 142nd Street. The plan would maintain the same number of driving lanes throughout most of the route by narrowing the lanes slightly and eliminating about 14 blocks of on-street parking.

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