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Vancouver’s bike lanes: Gordon Price on when to ignore the opposition

July 31, 2013

Although more than 50 per cent of speakers at five council meetings opposed the plan, city councillors had to place what the city needs above what the city wants globeandmail – British Columbia

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The solution is simple, says Affleck: Take back city land that Point Grey residents have claimed as their own

July 30, 2013

It’s been the hot-button issue in the city, and Vancouver city council is preparing to rule on the proposed Point Grey-Cornwall bike lane project. The last of about 200 speakers were set to voice their opinions to city council Monday evening and a decision is expected this week. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Kitsilano bike lane debate could last all week

July 24, 2013
Kitsilano bike lane debate could last all week

The first batch of more than 150 speakers had their say on a proposal to install bike lanes along Point Grey Road in Kitsilano at Vancouver city hall last night. CBC | British Columbia News

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Speakers urge Vancouver councillors to pass viaduct removal plan

June 26, 2013
Speakers urge Vancouver councillors to pass viaduct removal plan

Early speakers are telling Vancouver city councillors to approve a new plan to demolish the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. The overall mood is positive as speakers call for council to act quickly to the proposal. Michael Alexander says council needs to take a strong stand today, or risk the project getting off track and falling [...]

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Councillors concerned about traffic flow at possible viaduct removal

June 26, 2013
Councillors concerned about traffic flow at possible viaduct removal

Vancouver city staff have laid out a proposal to remove the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. One of the main concerns councillors have is about traffic: Would it be pushed into other neighbourhoods? Will commercial traffic continue to flow smoothly? The city’s director of transportation says traffic volumes are consistently easing. Staff are also looking at [...]

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