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9551FW: Re: [Tr2000] Updates from GreenTrans in Oakville (Fwd: Oakvillebudget)

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  • Andrew Dawson
    Feb 2, 2006
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      Bikes & transit together. Andrew


      >From: David Jeanes <david@...>
      >Reply-To: Tr2000@yahoogroups.com
      >To: <Tr2000@yahoogroups.com>
      >Subject: Re: [Tr2000] Updates from GreenTrans in Oakville (Fwd:
      >Oakvillebudget)
      >Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 23:55:23 -0500
      >
      >On 01/02/2006 19:31, "Sean Nix" <smnix1@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Finally, Commissioner Ray Green added a new request into the budget
      >that I
      > > think you'll like. It's a $40,000 line item to put bike racks on the
      >front
      > > of some buses. He has been speaking with transit managers in other
      > > municipalities and it sounds like they're all interested in moving
      >forward
      > > on this.
      > >
      >Ottawa has had this for years (not in winter) on several major routes,
      >including the Transitway. It works very well. One or two bikes can be
      >carried per bus. The bike owner puts it on and off the rack.
      >
      >People don�t seem to have trouble with it, but then I guess if you know how
      >to ride a bike, you already have some mechanical understanding.
      >
      >Toronto is just starting a trial of bike racks on buses.
      >
      >David Jeanes