Comment 78482

By highwater (registered) | Posted June 13, 2012 at 20:53:27 in reply to Comment 78464

Here's what I do in these situations - I get off my bike and walk. It's safer for me and the pedestrians, and since it's usually just for a block or two, it only takes a couple of extra minutes.

We are asking through traffic to suck up the extra few minutes that two-way streets and lane reductions will add to their travel times. Surely cyclists can take an extra few minutes for the safety of pedestrians as well as their own, and keep our sidewalks for the slower foot traffic, neighbourly chats, and sidewalk commerce that are the lifeblood of a healthy city.

Comment edited by highwater on 2012-06-13 20:54:09

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