I drive. I don’t bike. Although I have voted in favor of every bike safety plan except one, I won’t claim to be the “bicycle councillor.” I won’t claim to be a bicycle expert. I admit that I’m arriving late to the discussion – but I have arrived. Bicycle safety is a significant issue in our city, and we are long overdue in dealing with it quickly and with priority. What does this mean for folks such as me, who drive? It means we are going to be inconvenienced. It means parking will be lost. It means construction. Why do we need to do this? Because it means the difference between life and death.
Why do I see bike infrastructure as a priority? First