E-Scooters have made it to Ottawa. I read up on it and here is a bit of background, pros and cons and what it cost…..
It is surprising with so much #ottbike infra expertise in Ottawa, that we still see mediocre proposals coming out. Fortunately, the public corrects a lot of the mistakes. But it shouldn’t be that way. Three examples.
I created a map that shows a a network of connected pathways in Ottawa with nodes at important intersections and points of interest.
The longer it takes, the harder it becomes for people to stick to the rules, says social psychologist Tom Postmes, connected to the university in Groningen (big bike city btw), Netherlands in an on line article on Dutch news site NOS.nl. He continues by explaining that “on one hand the usually bold and libertarian Dutch have been following the rules [Read more…]
New Hans blog: how does the future of transit look like in the “2-meter economy”
Cycling Infrastructure at LRT East End Stage 2 in Ottawa looks promising but more needs to be done. Lets take a look.
New Hans Post: Bad design for a bad intersection. Carleton U is getting an extra left turning lane onto Bronson NB. The plan is to add green paint to bike wash the intersection. It is not a good idea.
Carling Ave at Burke St is a very dangerous crossing in the @NCC_CCN #ottbike and #ottwalk pathway system. Despite several advocacy attempts, someone likely has to die on this #ottcity road before things will change….
New Hans blog: a trip to Lyon, France in spring was an eye opener for us. It is easy to spend an entire week exploring the city and the area around it.
Most tiramisu you buy is not made according to the original recipe. Here is a recipe that uses raw eggs. A great Italian dessert which is not as classic as you thought it is.