Your letters: Walking the Line, how to make cycling safer in the city
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By Joel R. Lafortune and others, Ottawa Citizen Letters to the Editor, September 2, 2016

Cycling tragedy bound to happen

Re: ‘Just not safe’ for cyclists, Sept. 2

The sad news of the death of a cyclist on Laurier Avenue is even more tragic because it was bound to happen. The design of the Laurier bike lanes is dangerous. The problem is that drivers turning right – even if looking backwards and over their right shoulders, while also avoiding pedestrians crossing in front of them and cars turning left, have blind spots or may simply not see a bike approaching on the inside right side.

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