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Why aren't there more bike racks in downtown Prince George?

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The indoor bike rack at Home Sweet Home grocery in downtown Prince George.

Whenever you ride your bike somewhere, there's a few questions you have to ask:

  • what will you wear?
  • what route will you take?
  • where are you going to park when you get there?
That last question can be difficult to answer if you can't find a bike rack. Jillian Merrick is a cycling advocate who estimates she's installed about forty racks over the past few years. She says it can be particularly challenging in downtown Prince George, where a number of factors including a lack of support are getting in the way.

We also visit Homesweet Home Grocery, where the owners have decided to put a bike rack indoors and found it's good for business.

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