Following public engagement sessions, the municipality will build a $2 million bike park in the Silin Forest Road area, but one councillor worries the location isn’t in the best interest of the community long-term.
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Residents in Glenora got a first-hand look Wednesday at the plans for a neighbourhood facelift, including tying the neighbourhood into the city’s cycling network with new bike lanes.
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EDMONTON – Edmonton should concentrate on building dedicated inner-city bike lanes rather than saving money by creating suburban riding routes, Mayor Don Iveson says.
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EDMONTON – There won’t be any additions to Edmonton’s network of bicycle lanes this year as city staff plan future projects and seek council direction on the sometimes controversial project.
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The controversial construction of a city bike lane has sped up vehicle traffic on the downtown road, city council says.
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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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A majority of Red Deerians do not like on-street bike lanes and do not support expansion, according to the city’s latest survey on cycling infrastructure.
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Edmonton is a bike-friendly city. The City is constructing new on-street bike routes help people choose cycling as a safe, healthy and efficient way to get around the city.
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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 – 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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