Reading Time: 5 minutes The City of Ottawa and the NCC recently installed a new intersection at Colonel By and Main Street. Let’s have a closer look.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Gatineau, across the river, scores high in the 2022 @PeopleforBikes city ratings. But look what happens if Gatineau and Ottawa are seen as a one National Capital Region, as the locals do: It has a similar rating as Vancouver, based on available data.
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: 6 minutes Last fall, Woodroffe Ave in Ottawa got a 700 meter MUP on the west side, between Norice and (roughly) Baseline Station. But will it remain open? I am not so sure…
Reading Time: 5 minutes The closure of Wellington Street is welcome news, but road modifications in Ottawa in favour of Active Transportation is not new for the Nation’s Capital. See more examples here.
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: 6 minutes With the reconstruction of Albert St near the new library and the already opened NCC pathways on LeBreton Flats, a new promising cycling route to downtown may open up.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Chaudière Island in the Ottawa river is now partially being built up, but at the western tip a small new park was recently opened, as well as a new connection from the NCC pathways.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Bay Street in Ottawa received a make over at the north end. The result is a safer corridor for cyclists and pedestrians alike. It will mostly serve people to and from Quebec via the Portage bridge. Special attention for the Dutch style intersections and the near traffic signals.