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January 02, 2012


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Does this sound at all familar? Most streets were multilane one-way thoroughfares, and many curbs had sacrificed their parallel parking for additional travel lanes. Bicycle facilities were nonexistent, and traffic sped too fast for bikes to share the r... [Read More]


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Here in Canada we have long used the term parkette, and would call such spaces that. The city has also taken street parking space to install Bixi rental bike stands, which most Montrealers view as a good move.

This morning I noticed two of these on my way to work. First time I've seen them. SO CUTE. That was my reaction. Not scholarly, but visceral:).

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