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Chris Klein
Mostly harmless.
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Division and finger-pointing between drivers and cyclists
Recently, radio talk show host Mike Farwell penned a column on cycling, or rather cyclists, that has a lot of people all a-twitter. Farwell's main thrust was that cyclists need to behave better on the road, and take responsibility for each other's behaviour...
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Getting priorities right in Uptown
The latest iteration of plans for reconstructing King Street in Uptown into a walking and cycling friendly place are up for your perusal and feedback . Take a look and provide your comments soon! There's a lot to like here. King as a two-lane street allows ...
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Thoughts on advisory committees
Since 2013, I have sat on the region's Active Transportation Advisory Committee, including two years as its chair. A close friend of mine has worked as chair on Kitchener's Cycling and Trails advisory committee, and as he departs I have learned that two oth...
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Strava and a curious tale of WW2 bombers
The city of Waterloo published an apparently innocent tweet that stopped me in my tracks. You can help us out by using @Strava when you run + bike. It helps our #activeWaterloo infrastructure planning ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿšด๐Ÿƒ โ€” City of Waterloo (@citywaterloo) May 27, 2016 N...
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A tale of fickle, elusive Transit
nce upon a time , there was a happy central neighbourhood called Mount Hope. In Mount Hope, being very central (directly between two great cities), Transit was present and available, as you might expect. Some residents in the neighbourhood chose to live the...
A tale of fickle, elusive Transit
A tale of fickle, elusive Transit
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Bikelash arrives in Waterloo Region
Thereโ€™s a scourge on our roads, folks. Our comfort and safety is being threatened by road users who bend and break the rules, who fail in their duty of care, and who often move in casual disregard for their own safety or that of others. Those road users, of...
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BELGIUM ATTACKS
Two beers for today's roundup! Both inspired by Belgium (well... the second one was technically Dutch, but from my perspective here in North America, that's like the difference between southern Ontario and south-western Ontario.) Unforced Error The first wa...
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Brew Roundup
Long time no post. So let's round up the last year or so of brewing activity. Brew details first, with the recipes posted below the cut. This past year has seen a shift in my brewing pattern. I've got some recipes that I'm fine-tuning now. I'm also brewing ...
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Cycle path for Lexington overpass?
Wednesday night, Waterloo city staff presented their proposal for Lexington Road to the public. After three years of silence, we now get to see how we might bridge Waterloo's great cycling gulf . The Basics The proposal is an interim plan. Staff are telling...
Cycle path for Lexington overpass?
Cycle path for Lexington overpass?
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Columbia/Lexington road improvements consultation Wednesday!
This is a big one! After a four year wait from the last attempt at addressing Waterloo's great cycling gulf, Lexington Road over the expressway is finally back on the table . There is a public consultation for Columbia St. E and Lexington (from King to Dave...
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