By Jonathan McLeod, Ottawa Sun, May 22, 2018
Last month, the city’s transportation committee was looking at the upcoming re-design of Albert and Slater streets. In a discussion about adding bike lanes, Rideau-Goulbourn Coun. Scott Moffatt mused about the possibility of removing the Laurier Avenue bike lane, implying it wasn’t safe.
It’s great for the city to discuss bike safety — and with at least nine collisions involving bicyclists last week — a real, honest discussion is needed.
But this shouldn’t be an either/or discussion. What Ottawa needs is a full network of connected bike lanes that allow people to get around town without fighting cars.http://ottawasun.com/news/local-news/mcleod-ottawa-needs-is-a-full-network-of-connected-segregated-bike-lanes?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#link_time=1527039066