Thursday, April 30, 2009
Montreal's Worst Construction Zone: Concordia A Mess For Pedestrians, Bikes, Cars
From The Montreal Gazette:
Students and staff pour out of Concordia University buildings, scattering onto the road, the bike path and the sidewalk, or heading for a shabby-looking make-shift enclosure built of plywood and 2-by-4s.
Among those zooming by the pedestrians are cyclists pedaling down a busy east-west downtown bike path that suddenly narrows to half its width; for a two-block stretch, the bikes must share the path with other bikes coming straight for them, as well as pedestrians and a massive yellow construction excavator.
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