Kitchener-Waterloo

Kitchener's Young and Duke streets to get bike lanes, sharrows

Kitchener council has approved new bike lanes on Young Street and Duke Street.
Kitchener councillors have voted in favour of putting bike lanes and sharrows on Young and Duke streets. (Jane van Koeverden/CBC)

Young Street and Duke Street in Kitchener are getting bike lanes after receiving approval from city councillors.

The bike lanes on Young Street will between Duke Street W. and Weber Street W.

A contraflow lane will be put in the sections that are one-way, the city said in a release, so cyclist can go opposite the flow of traffic. Sharrows will be in place where motorists drive and drivers will need to share the road with cyclist going in the same direction.

On Young Street, a southbound contraflow lane will go between Weber Street W. and Maynard Avenue.

On Duke Street E., an eastbound contraflow lane will go between Cedar Street N. and Pandora Avenue N.

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