Comment 106779

By Warren (registered) | Posted December 09, 2014 at 13:03:04

I find the Main/King two-way conversion belief among Hamiltonians to be a bit of a head-scratcher. Being a one-way street hasn't stopped significant business development on, say, Rue St Catharine in Montreal. Instead of having a four-lane one-way street here, they have a two-lane one-way street with parking on either side and very wide sidewalks:

https://www.google.ca/maps/@45.4940791,-73.5789739,3a,75y,47.48h,85.87t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sipi3EeF-1UfGQWWpxP1hLA!2e0

The main complaint people in Montreal have about St Catharine (apart from being totally intolerable to drive on) is the lack of a bicycle lane, though there is a protected two-way bicycle lane the next block over....

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