Rachel Notley won the bike vote, proving transit solidarity is real

Our Premier rides her bicycle to work

As gas and vehicle prices get higher, and as people become increasingly aware of the environmental cost of driving, bicycling as transportation is becoming more and more important. I’m proud to say that I live in Edmonton now, knowing that our mayor, Don Iveson and his family are cyclists, and so is our premier. This is a huge shift from the days when our city mayor and the premier both had drivers, and giant SUVs. Sometimes, driving is the most effective transportation, but there are other options. This is an opinion piece about the shift in thinking.

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