CBC News: What Mississauga and Scarborough need to encourage more cycling in suburban areas

Marvin Macaraig would love to see more cyclists in Scarborough, but there’s just one problem.

“Scarborough currently has no separated bike lanes,” he said. “The suburbs present an opportunity. The cities and the communities that can transform their streets quicker are the ones that are going to benefit.”

Macaraig, who’s the Bike Hub Co-ordinator with Scarborough Cycles, spoke with Metro Morning Monday to highlight the particular challenges cyclists in suburban areas face when it comes to having a safe, enjoyable ride.

He said many people would be more open to using their bikes if they had a reliable, separated network.

Read full article: “What Mississauga and Scarborough need to encourage more cycling in suburban areas” and listen to Marvin Macaraig’s interview on CBC Metro Morning.


Posted On: July 17, 2017