May 21, 2014 9:22 am

Bike lane pilot project for downtown Saskatoon on hold

City council puts hold on a pilot project for bike lanes in downtown Saskatoon, votes for further study.

Martin Hazel/Global News
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SASKATOON – A proposed pilot project that would replace parking stalls in downtown Saskatoon with bike lanes has been put on hold by city council.

The 18-month pilot project would have seen protected bike lanes installed on 24th Street East and 4th Avenue with the loss of dozens of parking stalls.

The move was opposed by a number of business owners who feared the loss of the parking stalls would impact their businesses.

After a long debate at council Tuesday evening, councillors voted to do further study on the impact of the project.

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