Jacques Cartier Bridge to pilot bike path project during 2019-2020 winter season

The Jacques Cartier Bridge plans to test out a pilot project, allowing cyclists to use the bridge throughout the 2019-2020 winter season. A group of 25 volunteer cyclists who were chosen out of 100 applicants will have special access to…

Winter Bike to Work Day: Calgary cyclists embrace bitter cold

Cycling is a great, active way to get from Point A to Point B in Calgary, but winter cycling can be intimidating, especially when the arctic cold settles in and the ground is covered in snow. “I spent probably the…

Fun meets function on new Calgary bike racks: ‘encouraging year-round cyclists’

With temperatures near -30 C and a brisk breeze often adding to the chill, this certainly isn’t the most pleasant week for going for a bike ride in Calgary. But some cyclists are still braving the wintry weather. “Yeah, we…

Cyclists angry over wintertime closure of Jacques Cartier Bridge path

A group of cyclists gathered at the foot of the Jacques Cartier Bridge on Saturday morning to protest the closure of its bike path for the winter. “There’s about 4,000 a day in the summer who depend on this bridge…

Multipurpose path on Jacques Cartier bridge to be off-limits for winter season

The multipurpose path on the Jacques Cartier Bridge will not be open during the winter, said Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc. (JCCBI) on Thursday. The decision was made following a winter maintenance pilot project last year in which various snow…