Monday, October 18, 2010

The cycling vote

Cycling is a hot topic in Ottawa at the moment.  Danish urban architect Jan Gehl held a talk at the Museum of Nature a few weeks ago and it attracted a standing room only crowd of urban cycling enthusiasts. His ideas on making cities cycling friendly should have been mandatory listening for our local municipal candidates. So where do all the mayoral and council candidates stand on the issue of cycling and cycling infrastructure?  Well, the Citizens For Safe Cycling put the question to them and the response and non-responses can be found here.

It is not hard to discern who will take cycling seriously when you read their comments.

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