The City of Montreal announced Tuesday that it would develop over four dozen projects aimed at expanding and improving the metropolis’s bike path network.
The 53 projects, estimated to cost $30 million, will develop and upgrade 59.1 kilometres in the cycling network, spanning 14 boroughs and four other municipalities, the city said in a news release.
The cycling program includes the following: Continuing the Verdun Street bike path to Atwater Avenue.
Developing new one-way lanes on Christophe-Colomb Avenue (expected to come into service in the fall).
Developing a two-way path on Prieur East Street linking the Montreal North and Ahuntsic-Cartierville boroughs.
Constructing the new Bourbonniere Avenue bike path linking the Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie and Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve boroughs.
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