Fredericton, NB, Canada
Councillor Jordan Graham believes skateboarders and inline skaters should be permitted to use this city’s sidewalks and streets. He brings up a good point: longboard skaters use their boards as a means of transportation.
‘There’s no way for us to enable people who want to use a skateboard or a long board or inline skates to go to work to do so safely or do so within the law’
Hence the introduction of a pilot project this summer to see if longboarders and inline skaters, using their equipment for transportation, could do so safely in the bike lanes.
Check out the full report by the Daily Gleaner