12th Avenue cycle track's early opening thrills cyclists | CBC News

The 12th Avenue portion of Calgary's cycle track network pilot project opened Tuesday morning, and many cyclists are thrilled that they are now able to safely breeze through the Beltline in their own dedicated lanes.
"I loved it," cyclist Todd Crowther enthused. "It cut some time off my commute. It also made me feel just more relaxed. I'm not always looking over my shoulder for cars, that was the biggest thing."
Marsha vandenEnden regularly rides her bike down 12th Avenue. She agrees the cycle track made her morning commute safer, believing it's about time Calgary invested in such infrastructure.
"I think this is something that all cities should have and it's about time that Calgary's actually catching up," she said.

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