Randall Denley actually starts an interesting conversation about the Laurier St. bike lane, and brings up a lot of good points about why bike lanes might be bad.
What it boils down to is: As a policy implementation, bike lanes work. In city after city, the evidence shows that cities that install proper bike lanes have increased cycling. This is the goal, and bike lanes are a proven means to achieve that goalThe Incidental Cyclist: Elite? Me?