Friday, January 16, 2009

Pont Pie IX bike/pedestrian sidewalk?

Citizens are agitating for access to the Pont Pie IX in the form of bike/pedestrian sidewalk creation.

This bridge between Montreal and Laval lacks a walkway for bicycle and pedestrian use.

Cycle Fun Montreal strongly supports improving this bridge for bicycle/pedestrian access. It's the 21st century and now bridges are for more than just car-only access.

The river between Montreal and laval is very bike-friendly, with bike paths on parts of both sides of the river. Not having bike access on the bridges that connect these two cities is one of the big "Missing Pieces" of Montreal region cycling infrastructure.

Read more here.


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