Creating Space for Bicycles

Written by Denise Deby.

What would it take for people to feel safe while biking? That’s what the Ottawa Bicycle Lanes Project is asking.

http://vimeo.com/77126265

 

Through I would bike if…, Michael Napiorkowski and Maayke Schurer, who co-founded the Ottawa Bicycle Lanes Project, are spreading the word about the benefits of protected bike lanes. They’ve also been compiling information on other cities’ experiences with protected lanes, and have posted a petition that people can sign. The petition asks Ottawa’s mayor and councillors to make segregated bike lanes part of the city’s transportation system, in order to prevent further cycling casualties, encourage people to cycle and keep Ottawa liveable.

You can find out more at I would bike if…, the Ottawa Bicycle Lanes Project or Michael’s earlier guest post on Green Living Ottawa.

Advertisements

One thought on “Creating Space for Bicycles

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s