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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