Bridge Lane Closed for Cyclists

Vancouver, B.C. is experimenting with closing one lane of the Burrard Bridge to traffic to add a bike lane. Cheryl Chan reports from Day 1 of the lane closure. Was traffic affected?
July 14, 2009, 2pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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"Despite doom-and-gloom predictions of chaos after the closure of one southbound lane for cyclists, morning and afternoon rush-hour commutes went off without a hitch.

"Today was a real test," a bicycle-riding Robertson told reporters gathered at the south end of the bridge during the height of the afternoon rush-hour traffic.

"A lot of people were expecting it to be a disaster and it hasn't been that at all.""

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Published on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 in The Province
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