Montreal keeps roadwork vehicles ready for use in underground bunkers

Given the vast amount of roadwork undertaken each summer in Montreal, the city has come up with a great system to cut down on equipment transportation time. At various points around the downtown area the city has installed underground parking for vehicles used for road repairs. In the picture below a backhoe is returned toContinue reading “Montreal keeps roadwork vehicles ready for use in underground bunkers”

Montreal could save money by using orange signs and cones to indicate open streets

Walking east on Ste. Catherine Street today it occurred to me that the City of Montreal could cut costs by using those orange signs, pylons and cones to indicate openstreets instead of closed ones. Ste. Catherine is closed at Stanley Street then open again a bit further east, and then closed again at Mansfield Street.Continue reading “Montreal could save money by using orange signs and cones to indicate open streets”