Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Ottawa scooters, cyclists war over right to use public trails

It's bad enough that drivers on streets clash with cyclists regularly. Now, cyclists and e-cyclists are fighting with each other. It's just plain stupid. Granted, I can see other recreation trail users' concerns since electric bikes under Ontario law can travel up to 32 km/hr, much faster than pedal bikes, joggers and walkers. However, the National Capital Commission has not banned e-bikes on recreation trails. Sounds like miscommunication by the NCC and recreational trail ragers.

Read more: Egan: Scooters, cyclists war over right to use NCC trails