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LETTER: Survey on cycling options for Highway 1A flawed

Editor: The Parks Canada online survey initiated for cycling options on Highway 1A in 2022 in Banff National Park is flawed. I believe you have deliberately prevented respondents from choosing between all the possible closure options, like offering

Editor: 

The Parks Canada online survey initiated for cycling options on Highway 1A in 2022 in Banff National Park is flawed.

I believe you have deliberately prevented respondents from choosing between all the possible closure options, like offering the choice of closing the 1A entirely to motorized traffic for the entire summer season, as has been the case over the past two years. Why is that?

Your survey introduction infers you’ve restricted the survey to just two more limited closures options based on input you’ve received that access to the 1A should include some time for motorized vehicles. What exactly is that input, and from whom did you receive it?

I assume you will make public the detailed results of the online survey as you have designed it. Can I also assume you will also make public the detailed input you claim to have received from those in the motorized vehicle community?

Bruce Keith,

Canmore