Quelle différence!

Eighty percent of people are apparently afraid for change. In Ottawa it sometimes appears that 95% is nervous. The management of the condos on Laurier, afraid for a bike lane in front of their building, put a sign out expressing anger their worries. But what a difference in Montreal: condo management uses the bike lane on Maisonneuve to their advantage. They printed four banners with bicycles on it to use the bike lane as a unique selling point (in the world of marketing: a USP). Le2100.com Latter photo by Eric Darwin. Continue reading Quelle différence!

Montreal’s Maisonneuve bike lane after the snowstorm

Last week, I happened to be in Montreal. Between appointments I took a 30 minutes walk along the bike lane on Maisonneuve to see how it would look like the morning after a massive snow dump on February 2nd. Even half a day after the snow fall, Montreal is a great walking city. Enjoy the nine image slide show: Continue reading Montreal’s Maisonneuve bike lane after the snowstorm