Oil and gas boom gets Fort St John talking about bike lanes

May 30, 2014, 06:35 PM, Fort St. John, BC, Canada

In Fort St John, an increase in jobs has meant an increase in traffic.

One stretch of road along 100th Avenue has seen many new offices open, and by some estimates traffic on the street has more than quardrupled over the last few years. This is hundreds of new cars driving along a two-lane road with no passing and deep ditches on either side.

Some people who work on this street have told the city they want a bike path, and the mayor agrees it's a good idea but... it's complicated.