Cardinal: Plante has lost touch with what’s needed

Valérie Plante would be wise to read François Cardinal on Wednesday as he asks whether she’s lost touch with what the city needs. He acknowledges that the pedestrianization of streets like Wellington and Mont-Royal has been beneficial and popular, but thinks she’s gone too far in continuing to build the REV active transport system now – and he thinks she’s not paying enough attention to a traumatized city.

Here’s the Chapleau cartoon Cardinal mentions, published Tuesday.

Update: A response to Cardinal’s column defends Valérie Plante.