Post Tagged with: "Bike Lanes"

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Why the bike lanes in Waterloo are problematic

The summer of 2019 meant many changes for the Waterloo community — one of the biggest and most well known being the road changes that occurred. King Street from the intersection of Columbia and King to Bridgport Road used to be two car lanes, but during the summer months the City of Waterloo changed to make the road one lane […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Bike lanes installed to include cyclist, but doesn’t include safety

On Sept. 29, the City of Waterloo hosted a celebration between 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m., honouring the official opening of the Uptown Waterloo bike lanes running along King street, an undertaking that has been part of the larger “Uptown Streetscape Improvement” joint-project between the City and Region of Waterloo.  This event was promoted and arranged by a number of […]

by Aaron Waitson· · News ·
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Uptown construction update: Bike lanes are now open to the public

The newly-completed, segregated bike lanes running along King Street in uptown Waterloo are now available for use by the public, after over a year of delayed construction. This construction is another phase of the uptown Waterloo streetscape project, a concerted effort by the Uptown Waterloo Business Improvement Area (BIA). Their goal is to make King Street more accessible for pedestrian […]

by Aaron Waitson· · Local, News ·