Reading Time: 8 minutes It is very disappointing to see that the City of Ottawa ignores the most important desire line at Algonquin Station, used tens of thousands of times each year by residents avoiding Baseline Rd.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Ottawa scores high in the 2022 People for Bikes annual bike network ratings. Where can we further improve? The ratings show that, compared with Montreal, we have to invest more in access to neighbourhoods and transit hubs.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This bill deals with the safety of vulnerable road users. It might not initially save lifes, but a tougher Act might make it harder to get off the hook easily. But will the bill become an Act before the election? #ottbike #ottwalk
Reading Time: 8 minutes Last week, US based People for Bikes released its annual City Rankings Score for cycling. Ottawa ranks in the 91st percentile, Gatineau in the 98th percentile. The total number of cities ranked is 767. We’ll dive into the details here. The biggest surprise is perhaps that Vancouver ranks tenth, after Ottawa.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Cycling for Sustainable Cities is a must read book for every cycling advocate who wants to build a case for safer cycling in the community.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Virtually everyone is familiar with subway maps. I thought it would be a fun project to design a subway (or metro) style map of the National Capital Region’s bicycle network.
Reading Time: 6 minutes People for Bikes is an American cycling organization that looks to Canada too for input for their annual city rating score. Read more on his data driven initiative.
Reading Time: 7 minutes We cycled two days in and around Alma, Quebec. A pleasant surprise awaited us in some beautiful #bike infrastructure #ottbike #biketwitter
Reading Time: 4 minutes New Hans blog post: Ottawa replaced the Harmer bridge and en passant changed its name to Jackie Holzman bridge. Here are the photos including a cool before/after slider
Reading Time: 10 minutes 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…..