VIEWPOINT : June 2019

35th Tour de l’Île de Montréal
Biking has come a long way, but much remains to be done!

In a few days, as Yves Montand used to sing, “Nous partirons de bon matin” (we shall leave early in the morning) on the 35th Tour de l’Île. When we look back at the status of biking in Montréal and Québec at the time of the first tour in 1985, there is no question that we’ve come a long way. First of all, the use of bicycles has exploded, not only in the central core of Montréal, but also that of many other cities. In fact, a recent Origin-Destination survey of the metropolitan area of Québec City confirms a sharp increase in biking in the national capital.  Read »»

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