Up to two lanes will be temporarily closed for cars this spring and opened up to cyclists. The City will use this time to study the effects on pedestrian and cyclist safety and the effects on traffic flows. From the Sun article:
“We pretty much know the status quo isn’t good enough,” Vision Vancouver Coun. George Chow said at an open house Saturday.
“This trial will give us volume data to see how we accommodate the cyclists and traffic. We really need to have the data to make an intelligent decision.”