Cyclists forgotten again in downtown
Latest HUB Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows column in The Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows News:
Published: August 16, 2013
Renovations of the next section of Lougheed, between 226th and 228th, have started.
Unfortunately, cyclists will not be getting what we had asked for: bike lanes on Lougheed through Maple Ridge’s town core.
The district feels that the widened sidewalks will adequately accommodate both pedestrians and cyclists, and wants to reserve the road space for the many cars that travel through our downtown. It wasn’t totally unexpected, but it was still disappointing.