Comment 114904

By MichaelHealey (registered) - website | Posted November 18, 2015 at 12:03:25 in reply to Comment 114899

If you are suggesting "hardly anyone" uses them year-round in Canada due to climate - check the stats for intra-city bike trips vs. car trips in Montreal, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Eindhoven, all with weather categorically similar to, or more severe than, Hamilton.

The research clearly shows ridership increases when safety for riders increases. Take a look at this rush-hour image from Copenhagen - lots of bikes, no vehicular congestion.Good infrastructure reduces number of car trips and eases congestion.

http://bit.ly/1Mt6rqh

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