We got this tweet from Diane Freeman on Friday after I made a stink about the state of bike lanes on Columbia Street in Waterloo and Graham directed it to her (and others) attention.
It was a fairly flaccid response from city staff to the situation. But I guess how can you expect more?
I got back on my bike today after nearly a week of driving and feeling sorry for myself. I felt certain that the lanes would be cleared today. Snowday +8 after all and I was assured that city staff were working on it (also via Diane Freeman) as a priority no less.
I think you know where this is going by now.
We still don’t have cleared bike lanes on some of the major roads of Waterloo. I’m guessing the same goes for Kitchener and Cambridge.
At least I got an answer to my question. Waterloo doesn’t have bike lanes. At least not when a better use can be found for that space – Like snow storage. So for the rest of the winter I guess I’ll be riding mid-lane and driving all the motorists behind me crazy.
Sorry guys, call your city Councillor and get those lanes cleared if you want me to use them.