Pin It
Favourite

Bike-unfriendly barriers, Dartmouth waterfront trail. 

17.26-onpatrol-bike-path.jpg

What’s wrong?
Bike-unfriendly barriers, Dartmouth waterfront trail.

Who’s responsible?
Terry Drisdelle, Waterfront Development Corporation, 422-5115.

REMARKS
The new “chicanes” were required by CN, says Drisdelle, because travelling through them requires facing one direction, then the opposite, so that it’s almost impossible to not see that one train a day rolling at five km/hr down the tracks. And yes, they were specifically designed to force bikers to dismount.

Send your favourite municipal malfunction to onpatrol@thecoast.ca, or call 422-6278 ext. 113. To follow up on past problems, click on thecoast.ca.

Pin It
Favourite

Comments (4)

Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

More by Patrol Superintendent Laportno

Survey Asks

What use would you like to see for the old Spring Garden Road library?

  • Acadian cultural centre
  • Municipal archive and museum
  • Bulldoze it and make a park
  • Let it rot
  • None of the above

View Results

Coast Top Ten

Reality Bites

More »

Shoptalk

More »

In Print This Week

Vol 25, No 12
August 17, 2017

Cover Gallery »


Real Time Web Analytics

© 2017 Coast Publishing Ltd.