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BejewelledCarp

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reteequa

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I'm not sure how final this is, but it blows my mind that they wouldn't just put the bike lane beside the sidewalk, protected from the street by the planting strip.
Usually I would agree with you but this isn’t going to be a major thoroughfare and probably won’t have that much traffic. The trail and commissioners will take the brunt of bike and car traffic
 

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Right, but... why not make it parking-protected by default? What's the advantage to putting the bike lane next to the car lane? Who wants cars driving across the bike lane to get to or from parking spots?
Yes, this design is curiously out of date with current practice to put the bike lanes beside the curb. Hopefully, they’ll change it.
 

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It is indeed currently being built with that provisioning; initially for BRT with the notion that by the year 3,108 it be upgraded to LRT.
Entirely too optimistic for this town. 🤣
 

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From this morning...

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King Kong vibratory machine pushing down columns (hangs from crane).

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Was literally shaking in my boots standing nearby...

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A brief peak at east side... pano view.

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The Black Hills of Toronto....

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Back to the west side of Cherry...

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The 'western range' continues to impress...

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Located on north side of current bridge...

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