gregor robertson

Dunsmuir Viaduct Next up for a Bike Lane!

The big news early this week is that the Dunsmuir Viaduct will likely be the next Vancouver crossing to receive a dedicated, separated bike lane. This will provide easy, level access to the downtown core from the Union / Adanac bike lane, and connect East Vancouver directly to the Dunsmuir bike lane downtown.

Vancouver's "Greenest City" Plan 2020

In February this year, Gregor Robertson convened the "Greenest City Action Team". A bit over a week ago, their '2020 Action Plan' was released, which is intended to be a plan on how to become the greenest major city on the planet by that date. I've finally had enough time to skim over it - I'll focus on the transportation bit for the moment.

A Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge over False Creek

Gregor Robertson mentioned last Thursday evening that he's considering the idea of building a pedestrian and cyclist bridge connecting Sunset beach and Vanier Park.

The idea has been floated in the public realm just weeks before the Burrard Bridge bike lane trial begins, and it's getting people talking all over again - and taking similar sides as they did in the whole Burrard bridge cycling discussion.

Gregor obviously likes the idea:

Roberston pays fine; Back to the Issues at Hand

Now that Gregor Robertson has paid his transit fine for (gasp) only buying a one-zone ticket when traveling across two zones, let's hope the focus in the Vancouver civic election moves back to the actual issues at hand.

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