VIDEO: Cycling in Burlington for all ages

Cycling in Burlington for all ages
Cycling in Burlington for all ages

I support cycling for all ages (8 to 80 years) rather than spending on infrastructure for a few. We have more opportunities with our trails and hydro corridors - connecting residents north and south; east and west.

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

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