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Annette St. looking towards Jane St.

The plan to take out a lane of traffic and add dedicated bike lanes pitted cyclists against merchants yesterday, and an attempted compromise meant no one was happy. The original proposal had the bike lane running from Jane St. east to Dupont St. and Lansdowne Ave., but after community complaints, city staff came up with an alternative: Between Jane and Runnymede – the main commercial strip – cyclists would be detoured one block north to St. John’s Rd., to avoid interfering with parking. Later the article indicates the city may go back to the original plan.

Annette bike lanes spark bickering (Toronto Star)

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