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Guess What: Bike Lanes Improve Driving Conditions For Cars

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:15 AM
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Bike lane in New York; Image credit Lloyd Alter Listening to the noise from some politicians in New York and Toronto, you would think that bike lanes are the worst things that ever happened to their roads, taking up space that was theirs and theirs alone. But Planners Ken Greenberg and Trent Lethco suggest otherwise; they actually claim that if drivers want more space on the roads, they should push for more bike lanes. It's like that old Kirk cartoon where the drivers stuck in traffic are all saying "If these idiots would just take the bus, I could be home by now."- the more people who use alternative modes of transport, the more room there is on the road for drivers. They write in the Globe and Mail: ... Read the full story on TreeHugger




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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