A new opinion poll of people on Hornby Street found significant support for a separated bike lane along the street, with 56 per cent in favour compared to 30 per cent opposed.
Five hundred visitors to Hornby Street were randomly sampled on weekdays and weekends from August 28 to September 2, 2010 to ask about their transportation choices and opinions on bike lanes.
The survey results showed:
- 56 per cent of area visitors support a protected bike lane on Hornby, with 30 per cent opposed and 14 per cent undecided
- 75 per cent of people support a separated downtown bike lane network that links east and west, including 56 per cent of vehicle drivers
- For usual mode of transportation to Hornby Street, 47 per cent walk, 35 per cent take transit, 24 per cent drive and 14 per cent bike