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Cycling is getting better in Richmond! Not long ago Maggie and I had a pretty terrifying experience when we attempted to cycle around Richmond Island. After I did a post on how awful life is for Richmond cyclists, the City of Richmond got back to me saying that they had plans to improve cycling infrastructure, when funds permitted.
So I was happy to hear that Richmond has just unveiled a brand new, $265,000 bike route, running from the bike lane on the new Canada Line Bridge, along Van Horne Way to the Bridgeport Trail.
Here is a video that gives you an idea of what it is like cycle across this bridge:
It seems that the BC government paid for about half of this bridge, and Richmond and TransLink came up with the rest. Gotta say that TransLink is doing some pretty good work. Their Central Valley Greenway is outstanding, even though it still needs some finishing touches. And I noticed them out at the VACC Bike to Work Week last week.
Go TransLink, and Go Richmond!
Thanks: To my Mom for sleuthing out this bit of cycling news!
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