Island Voices: Why protected bicycle lanes are key to city transportation

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My loaded cargo bike weighs about 250 pounds, carrying myself, my two kids, a bag of flour in the front basket and my chunky yellow diaper bag affixed as a panier. My five-year-old has stuck a pirate flag in the back of his sister’s seat. We look like a colourful galleon floating on two wheels as we cross the Johnson Street Bridge and enter the bike lane for our first ride in one of Victoria’s new

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