Tag: Burrard Bridge

Vancouver’s bridges heading for 21st century update for peds, cyclists

Vancouver’s False Creek bridges, which link 250,000 people and jobs in the downtown peninsula with another 100,000 along the Broadway Corridor, are in for a series of upgrades in coming years to make them safer, more accessible to… Read More

Latest Hornby, Dunsmuir bike stats show 40% increase in trips since 2010

Despite recent claims to the contrary, cycle trips are up 40 percent along the Hornby and Dunsmuir separated bike lanes, according to the latest counts posted today. As has been the case in every other city, the added… Read More

Another sleepy California weekend: LA Carmageddon a no-show; cyclists beat plane in Burbank – Long Beach race

It was to be the biggest traffic catastrophe since the creation of bike lanes on the Burrard Bridge: a weekend closure of LA’s crucial 405 freeway that would paralyze Los Angeles. But like so many traffic congestion nightmares,… Read More

ICBC numbers suggest Hornby bike lane will make big safety contribution for cyclists

Mike Howell’s report in the latest Courier highlights ICBC statistics showing Second and Main was the worst location in the city for crashes involving cyclists (22) between 2005 and 2009. But six of the top 10 most dangers… Read More