Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Quebec Cuts Funding to Route Verte – Outcry from Cycling Community and Municipalities

As part of the Quebec government’s new austerity measures, some $2.8 million has been cut from programs to maintain the Route verte, a 5,358km network of bike paths across “the Belle Province.”  As a result of the cuts, Vélo Québec, the bicycle lobby group that championed the creation of Route verte over the past decade, predicts the closing of certain sections of the network in 2015. Read more.

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