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…..
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.
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….
529 Garage is a database in which you can register your bike. Ottawa Police has access to it to search in it when they find bikes they think are stolen.
For many years the Bank Street – Riverside intersection in Ottawa was (and still is) considered one of the worst intersections, with many collisions happening annually. It is an ugly part of post war suburban design with way too much road. The entire area between the railway track and the Rideau River is unsightly and dangerous for all road users. [Read more…]
As May approaches I am sharing two upcoming dates for cycling presentations: one for Jane’s Walk and one for the Ottawa Public Library. Hope to see you there.
Some impressions from the Toronto international bike show last month, the “world’s largest consumer bicycle show”. Lots of road bikes, but also some other interesting nuggets. #ottbike