Belleville Opens First Bike Lanes In Cycling Plan

Yeomans-St-Bike-Lanes-1-Jun-16-compressedWith plans for more over the next couple of years, Belleville opened a 1.6km stretch of upgraded Yeomans Street, complete with bike lanes. Belleville, population 50,000, shares geographic similarities with Brockville – it’s located on a waterfront and split by both major rail lines and the 401. However, Belleville’s city council has decided to move the city into the 21st century by creating a plan for active transportation and getting on with building the facilities people want and need. Read more.

Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.