Controversial bike lane in Montreal’s NDG neighbourhood set to be removed



a person riding a bicycle down the street: After listening to citizen's complaints, including a 2,000 signature petition, borough councillors Lionel Perez and Marvin Rotrand  prepared a motion they plan to present at council Sept. 8.


After listening to citizen’s complaints, including a 2,000 signature petition, borough councillors Lionel Perez and Marvin Rotrand  prepared a motion they plan to present at council Sept. 8.

As the new bike path in Montreal’s Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (NDG) neighbourhood was in the midst of being expanded westward on Tuesday, the movement against it reached its peak.

The installation of the bike path on Terrebonne Street began in mid-July after the NDG city council voted to put it in temporarily during the pandemic, resulting in the disappearance of more than 250 parking spots.

The path did, however, garner criticism for the inconvenience it has on motorists. A handful of the bike path’s critics assembled at a press conference in front of St. Monica’s Parish on Tuesday.

Among them was pastor Raymond Lafontaine.

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KC Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill ‘day to day’ with hamstring injury

The Chiefs appear to have dodged a major blow to their wide receiver corps with the start of the regular season looming on the horizon.

Tyreek Hill suffered a hamstring injury during Thursday’s practice, but coach Andy Reid indicated Friday that the ailment is minor.

“It’s day to day,” Reid said. “It’s not a big tear or anything, but it’ll be a few days. We’ll just ease him back in and he got great work in the first part of camp.”

The Chiefs’ speedy receiver was hurt Thursday during one-on-one drills; he pulled up gingerly after catching a deep pass. He received attention on the sidelines from the trainers before jogging inside, which provided a hint the injury wasn’t serious.

Hill was observed during Friday morning’s practice riding a stationary bicycle in a rehabilitation area. He also worked off to the side with a trainer.

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Protests after Los Angeles police shoot Black man stopped for riding bicycle



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Protesters were to hit the streets of Los Angeles on Tuesday, after police officers shot and killed a black man during a violent confrontation.

The man, identified as 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee, was riding his bicycle Monday in a south Los Angeles neighbourhood when deputies tried to stop him for a code violation, according to the sheriff’s department. 

Kizzee ran away and when deputies caught up to him, he punched one of them in the face while dropping a bundle of clothing he was carrying, authorities said.

“The deputies noticed that inside the clothing items that he dropped was a black semiautomatic handgun, at which time a deputy-involved shooting occurred,” Lieutenant Brandon Dean, of the LA County Sheriff’s Department, told reporters.

The shooting came as protests against police violence and racism have roiled the country in recent months following the killing of George Floyd at the hands

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Big change pitched for Portsmouth bike lane – News – seacoastonline.com

PORTSMOUTH — When the City Council next meets, it’s expected to take two votes related to the Middle Street bike lanes; one to form a task force to study the configuration, the other to move parked cars back along the curb.

The bike lanes were made with a Safe Routes to School grant and strong opinions have since been formed, both for and against them.

City Councilor John Tabor is proposing the formation of a task force which, he said, would answer the question, “How can we make Middle Street a bicycle-pedestrian-vehicle boulevard that works for everyone and enhances the city?” He was scheduled to make his proposal Monday, but the council meeting was canceled.

Tabor is proposing the task force be comprised of a chair, residents from the east and west side of Middle Street, a Middle Street business owner, a member of the Parking and Traffic Safety Committee,

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Herman: City and Mellow Johnny’s agree to phase out bike contract – News – Austin American-Statesman

You perhaps recall that last month the folks at local bike shop Mellow Johnny’s decided it no longer wants to sell bikes to the Austin Police Department.

The decision, the shop said in a statement, was made “in the context of the current evaluation of community policing in Austin.” And it came after Austin cops’ use of bikes at downtown protests caused some consternation among some folks. Those folks included some Mellow Johnny’s employees.

There was one potential obstacle to Mellow Johnny’s effort to de-couple from the cops. That obstacle is some pieces of paper, 40 in this case, that lawyers call a “contract.”

The city and the shop signed one of those in October 2019 and it calls for Mellow Johnny’s to sell 40 bikes a year for five years to the cops for a total purchase price of $314,000. The bikes are Trek models commonly used by law

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UVeye to Unveil New Vehicle “Fingerprint” System for Security Industry

CLEVELAND, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Similar to a human fingerprint, every vehicle has its own unique identity – a “fingerprint” unlike any other car or truck in the world.” data-reactid=”14″CLEVELAND, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Similar to a human fingerprint, every vehicle has its own unique identity – a “fingerprint” unlike any other car or truck in the world.

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UVeye, a leading developer of vehicle threat-detection systems for

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Everlight Is Criminally Convicted for Misappropriating Seoul Semiconductor’s Trade Secrets

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that the Korean Suwon District Court convicted Everlight Electronics (“Everlight”) of criminal misappropriation of Seoul’s trade secrets. Three former employees of Seoul who left the company and went to work at Everlight were also criminally convicted of trade secret misappropriation. Everlight and the former employees are subject to criminal sentences.” data-reactid=”19″Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that the Korean Suwon District Court convicted Everlight Electronics (“Everlight”) of criminal misappropriation of Seoul’s trade secrets. Three former employees of Seoul who left the company and went to work at Everlight were also criminally convicted of trade secret misappropriation. Everlight and the former employees are subject to criminal sentences.

Everlight was sentenced to the maximum criminal fine permitted under Korean law for commission of

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As pandemic pushes people outdoors, Longview bike shop benefits | Covid-19

Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series about how locally-owned, small businesses in the Longview area are faring — and in some cases surviving — in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business is booming at Longview’s Woolley G’s Bike & Fitness, despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing an industry-wide shortage of bicycles and the parts needed to repair them.

“We have been really, really lucky throughout the entire year of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic,” co-owner and operator David Hernandez said. “We have seen a lot of sales and service work, just people coming in to facilitate their outdoor adventures a little bit more now than ever before. So, we have been really happy through (the pandemic) from a business perspective.”

Woolley G’s sells bikes, accessories, nutrition products and apparel and offers maintenance and repair services. The store also hosts group bike rides for the community.

Founded by Gordon Woolley in

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Classic car drop surprises residents at Elk Grove senior care community

Classic car drop surprises residents at Elk Grove senior care community


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UNITED WAYS ALL ACROSS THE STATE. BRIAN: AN UNUSUAL SIGHT IN ELK GROVE. THAT IS A 1955 BUICK CENTURY STATION WAGON BEING LIFTED BY CRANE AND LOWERED INTO THE COURTYARD OF A SENIOR AND MEMORY CARE COMMUNITY. THE GARDENS AT LAGUNA SPRINGS HAS A TRADITION OF TAKING RESIDENTS BACK IN TIME THROUGH HISTORICAL SURPRISES. AND THE IDEA IS TO CONNECT THEM WITH THEIR CHILDHOOD OR THEIR YOUNG ADULTHOOD. IT’S THERE FOR A RESIDENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS TO OPEN THE DOOR, TAKE A SEAT, FEEL THE SEEDS AND PUT THEIR HANDS ON THE STEERING WILL. TAKE SOME PHOTOGRAPHS AND REMINISCE ABOUT WHAT IT WAS LIKE WHEN THEY WERE IN THESE CARS THEMSELVES WITH THEIR FAMILY, FRIENDS, THEIR KIDS, AND REALLY JUST BE ABLE TO SHARE AND SHOW THAT TO

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Nissan teases new Z sports car in video!

Nissan has teased the next Z sports car in a video for the second time, having confirmed its existence in May, and we’re going to know a whole lot more about it very soon.

Expected to be called 400Z, the next Z sports car will succeed the current 370Z and take the two-door, two-seat fight to the new-generation Toyota Supra.

Just like the earlier teaser, the 400Z’s retro exterior design is visible at the end of the video, with Datsun 240Z cues noticeable up front, while Nissan 300ZX influences are expected at the rear, although it’s not visible.

AutoExpress reported last week the 400Z won’t go sale globally until 2023, although it will be publicly revealed as a production model in 2022, likely in the second half, meaning the 370Z will be around for some time yet.

That said, Japanese media previously claimed the 400Z would officially debut in May

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