Edmonton is almost as far north as Moscow. For more than half the year, the temperature is freezing or below.
So you’ve got to be a die-hard eco-freak to think it makes sense to tear out roads, and put in bike lanes in Edmonton. The city proper is nearly 700 square kilometres, and that doesn't include the greater Edmonton metropolitan area.
Bike lanes, when you’ve got a million people driving to work, moms driving minivans with kids, trucks?
So of course Edmonton’s left-wing city council thought it was a great plan.
But it was such a foolish multi-million dollar disaster, they’re now ripping those bike lanes out. That will cost another $650,000 dollars. Taxpayers get ripped off coming and going — but city politicians and unionized city work crews get the big bucks both ways.
But that's not even the end of this story...
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