Much ado about “Sharrows”

Sharrows are a sham solution for bike lanes — Crosscut (Seattle) The word “sharrow” is derived from the words “share” and “arrow.”  It’s task is to remind drivers that cyclists may share the road with automobiles. Vancouver has a few examples of sharrows, as well.  Main Street is full of them.  I saw a lot on some of my photo walks along Main. and so … Continue reading Much ado about “Sharrows”

Merchants, residents fight Broadway SkyTrain, citing Cambie construction mess

Merchants, residents fight Broadway SkyTrain, citing Cambie construction mess. Kudos for the merchants along West Broadway for being pro-active and drawing the line in the sand.  Sure, it may seem a little premature, but if a Cut-and-Cover construction, similar to Cambie Street’s Canada Line construction, is chosen then it will be quite disruptive. I particularly like this part of the article: “We want them to … Continue reading Merchants, residents fight Broadway SkyTrain, citing Cambie construction mess