Eighty percent of people are apparently afraid for change. In Ottawa it sometimes appears that 95% is nervous. The management of the condos on Laurier, afraid for a bike lane in front of their building, put a sign out expressing
anger their worries. But what a difference in Montreal: condo management uses the bike lane on Maisonneuve to their advantage. They printed four banners with bicycles on it to use the bike lane as a unique selling point (in the world of marketing: a USP). Le2100.com
Latter photo by Eric Darwin.