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Oil and gas boom gets Fort St John talking about bike lanes

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100th Avenue in Fort St John was built to accomodate low-density traffic, but now hundreds of people are commuting every day. (Google Maps)

In Fort St John, an increase in jobs has meant an increase in traffic. 

One stretch of road along 100th Avenue has seen many new offices open, and by some estimates traffic on the street has more than quardrupled over the last few years. This is hundreds of new cars driving along a two-lane road with no passing and deep ditches on either side.

Some people who work on this street have told the city they want a bike path, and the mayor agrees it's a good idea but... it's complicated. Listen to the full story below:

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