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Old Posted Aug 14, 2019, 1:52 PM
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I assume it's because of winter that they feel this necessary instead of just painting the bike lane well. Or perhaps they plan to start removing some signs once they feel drivers get used to it.
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Old Posted Aug 14, 2019, 3:21 PM
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It's one sign for the intersection (Garry & Graham) and then one for each of the five driveways on the east side of Garry on that block. That so many driveways for cars to pull in and out of exist here is itself is a whole other issue for the pedestrian and cycling environment... but even so, the sign clutter is total overkill.
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It's one sign for the intersection (Garry & Graham) and then one for each of the five driveways on the east side of Garry on that block. That so many driveways for cars to pull in and out of exist here is itself is a whole other issue for the pedestrian and cycling environment... but even so, the sign clutter is total overkill.
This speaks to the City just not knowing how to do cycling infrastructure right.

The funny thing is that this has already been perfected for years in many European and Asian locales... the should just send a few of its engineering personnel over to observe, learn and quit doing stuff like signing a bike lane as though it's a motor expressway.
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They installed a bike repair station on graham by True North Square

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Old Posted Aug 20, 2019, 6:20 PM
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This speaks to the City just not knowing how to do cycling infrastructure right.

The funny thing is that this has already been perfected for years in many European and Asian locales... the should just send a few of its engineering personnel over to observe, learn and quit doing stuff like signing a bike lane as though it's a motor expressway.
Meanwhile there's so many other spots where just a couple of signs and a tiny bit of paint would do wonders and there's nothing. My favourite is at the end of the Assiniboine bike lane:
https://www.google.com/maps/@49.8832...7i13312!8i6656

where I think bikes are supposed to cross the sidewalk and get on the asphalt path. But there's nothing letting bikes know where to go, or letting pedestrians know there's a bike path crossing the sidewalk. Lots of near misses there, and lots of bikes just get on the sidewalk or go the wrong way down Assiniboine...
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Old Posted Aug 20, 2019, 7:12 PM
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They installed a bike repair station on graham by True North Square

And the tools are still there?
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Old Posted Aug 21, 2019, 1:46 AM
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They installed a bike repair station on graham by True North Square

Put the same one in the pocket parks on Academy too.

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Meanwhile there's so many other spots where just a couple of signs and a tiny bit of paint would do wonders and there's nothing. My favourite is at the end of the Assiniboine bike lane:
https://www.google.com/maps/@49.8832...7i13312!8i6656

where I think bikes are supposed to cross the sidewalk and get on the asphalt path. But there's nothing letting bikes know where to go, or letting pedestrians know there's a bike path crossing the sidewalk. Lots of near misses there, and lots of bikes just get on the sidewalk or go the wrong way down Assiniboine...
Agreed. What they should also do is just expand the actual sidewalk there to be a shared AT path, because it's so dumb to get cyclists to swoop down by the river only to come back up to the street again on the other side of the stairs. And there's often a lot of people hanging out down there, and it's just a giant blind corner.
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Old Posted Sep 5, 2019, 3:50 PM
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anyone know where to find updates on the Garry St bike lanes? or about the proposed Assiniboine pedestrian/cycling bridge that was offered money by the Winnipeg Foundation?
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The McFayden Pedestrian bridge isn't on the slate for 2020. So beyond that it needs funding.
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The McFayden Pedestrian bridge isn't on the slate for 2020. So beyond that it needs funding.
So no money even for preliminary (design, consultation, etc) work? No movement on this at all for 2020?
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Old Posted Sep 6, 2019, 1:36 PM
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Preliminary Design has been completed by WSP.
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My work day view is Pembina Hwy. What's up with cyclists refusing to use the bike lanes and riding in the traffic lane? I see that pretty much everyday. What would be the reason for making that choice?

Also see a lot of two-way traffic in those lanes. Are there actual rules that prohibit that?
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Old Posted Sep 6, 2019, 6:23 PM
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^ lot's of cyclists have noticed pedestrians standing in the bike lanes that divert around bus stops, so they avoid them.
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