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Sharrows best option for Kelowna's Bernard Ave.


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Cycling advoates worry there's not enough room for cyclists to safely bike flanked by vehicles and parallel-parked cars (Adrian Nieoczym/CBC)
Cycling advocates in Kelowna are upset about the use of sharrows on the newly renovated section of Bernard Avenue.

A sharrow is a picture of a bicycle with two arrows above it, and it's meant to indicate that the roadway is to be shared by both cars and bikes.

To explain why the city went with sharrows as part of its downtown revitalization plan, Daybreak guest host spoke with Pat McCormick, an urban Design Planner with the City of Kelowna.

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