Businesses fear impact of Beechwood bike lanes
Metro News

By Emma Jackson, Ottawa Metro News, September 8, 2016

As Beechwood Avenue undergoes its complete street makeover, shop owners fear the new bike lanes will be bad for business.

The complete street project started this week, with city crews painting bike lanes in both directions from Putman Avenue to Springfield Road and Charlevoix Street and cutting vehicle lanes in half.

The changes will have an impact on Beechwood’s parking, which will drop from 56 spots currently in off-peak hours to only 29.

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