From the Vancouver Observer:

Terry Lavender asks: Are pedestrian issues too pedestrian for Vancouver’s bicycle-automobile wars? 

Maybe its very ubiquity is one reason why pedestrian issues are ignored. Walking — for those of us who are able-bodied at least — is as natural as breathing and it can be just as mundane. It doesn’t require fancy clothes or expensive equipment.

Vancouverites walk a lot — 12 per cent of work-related commuting involves walking, the second-highest rate in North America, according to the City report.

Full story hereCity in Action argues for the pedestrianization of Cambie Street.