Editorial: Cars come first

editorial : calgaryherald – excerpt

City hall is badly in need of a priority reshuffle. The news that city crews were clearing snow from the cycle track downtown should raise the justified ire of every commuter who has spent an excruciating number of hours inching their way to work and back home again on slippery, snowy streets.

Thousands of people needed to get to work, to doctor’s appointments, or to other places on Calgary’s dangerous roads; yet, the cycle track is listed as Priority 1 and is cleared before many streets, just so that a handful of winter cyclists can use it… (more)

Has the transit first movement gone mad? Who benefits? Do you suppose they have spare the air days in Calgary?

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