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New Dunsmuir Bike Lane Open

by Bryn — last modified Jun 24, 2010 11:50 AM
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The new bike route through downtown on Dunsmuir is now ready to ride, just in time for summer!! It's FANTASTIC!!

Rode it last night for the first time, here's a video I found online:

The route is absolutely great - it's amazing the difference it's made on the street too.  Traffic speeds are slower (not due to congestion, people are just driving slower on their own) and it's made a huge difference for the pedestrian quality along the road too.  What i found really amazing is just how much more there is to see along there!  I've driven along that route a gazillion times, but till then I'd never really SEEN things as there's way too much to be watching for as a driver.

More like this!!  The cost of the route was only $800,000 - that's INSANELY cheap considering the impact.  Vancouver really needs to keep up the good work!

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