Wednesday, April 04, 2007

La Presse says integrate bicycle lanes line in Vancouver

La Presse, in a lead editorial today written by Nathalie Collard, says that Montreal needs to follow the lead set by Vancouver, and integrate cycling into the entire road network, not bits and pieces here and there. The cyling infrastructure must integrate into the road network.

Of course, this means that cyclists must learn the the rules of the road. But anything is possible!

Autre domaine où Vancouver peut servir de modèle: les pistes cyclables. Bien délimitées, facilement identifiables, sécuritaires, elles quadrillent toutes la ville. Et la relation automobiliste-cycliste semble beaucoup moins conflictuelle qu'à Montréal.

Read the full oped piece here.


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