Today, the bike counters that are built in the Laurier bike lanes counted the 1,000,000 bike ride. Last night the counter was 650 rides away from this mile stone number. With over 2000 rides last Monday it is reasonable to assume that the magic number was reached somewhere at the end of this morning.
Since we started in 1984, we have been producing newsletters. They will provide you with a great insight into what we have been doing in all those years, how times have changed, and also how some things seem to never change. It is a fascinating insight in 35 years of bike advocacy in Ottawa.
We are looking back on a fairly good year for cycling in Ottawa. There have been ups and downs, but generally speaking, Ottawa is moving in the right direction.