Today's letters: Bridge safety, cycling safety

By Julie Mercantini and others, Ottawa Citizen Letters to the Editor, September 6, 2019

What’s wrong with sometimes walking your bike?

Re: Letters, Flora Footbridge foolishness, Sept. 4.

I am wondering why some cyclists feel the city has done them wrong if ever there is a street or intersection at which it would be safer to get off and walk their bicycles.

Both ends of the Flora bridge say “Yield to pedestrians.” Maybe they should say “Walk your bicycles on the descent.” Similarly, would it be so wrong for cyclists to walk their bikes at the Laurier and Elgin intersection rather than reconfiguring all intersections so they can ride from door to door?

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