Category Archives: Redesigns

A new design for University Avenue and Keats Way – Waterloo

When I was in my third year at the University of Waterloo, I lived in the west end of town, off Keats Way.  My commute by bicycle commute was generally quite enjoyable by North American standards, it took place almost … Continue reading

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Queen’s Quay Boulevard Cycle Track: Reconciling cyclists and pedestrians

Last week I gave a quick overview of the new Queens Quay Boulevard bicycle path, which has been completed between Spadina Avenue and Bay Street in Toronto.  It is a joy to ride, being laterally separated from motor traffic as well as … Continue reading

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Critique of Westheights Drive road diet plan – Kitchener

Westheights Drive is a “community collector street” providing access to the Forest Heights neighbourhood in southwest Kitchener.  It is currently a 4 lane street, with parking permitted in the curb lanes. A look at the streetscape quickly reveals that it is … Continue reading

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A vision for King Street in Uptown Waterloo

In order to demonstrate how separated bicycle lanes could work on King Street between Erb and Central Street, I have made a model of King and Erb, one of two major intersections in the study area.  The other is King … Continue reading

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