The Westmount Walking and Cycling Association thanked the council for leaving the de Maisonneuve path open this coming winter on a trial basis, and for the prompt installation of the bike path along Lansdowne. They hope to monitor the behaviour of cyclists and motorists on the path and give the city a list of possible improvements for it.
The Westmount Walking and Cycling Association has concepts and guiding principals for the walking and cycling part of the Master Traffic Plan which they would like to share with the city. They asked who they could meet with to discuss and explain these concepts.
Mayor Trent said that the city will not change its decision to keep the bike path on de Maisonneuve open for this year on a trial basis. The city would like to see how many bicyclists use the path in winter.
The Director General said the terms of reference for the Master Traffic Plan will be given to the General Committee in Council in two weeks. They have abundant sources of information on the Master Traffic Plan and their problem with be to condense it. The Mayor said to wait and see who the point person will be for the Master Traffic Plan in order to plan for a meeting to discuss it.