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: 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: 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: < 1 minute The NCC’s info on bike days and parkways open for active transportation is somewhat scattered in different locations. I reorganized the data for an easier overview.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Just before Ontario closed its border for Quebeckers, we took a last trip to enjoy the Gatineau pathways. We came back with cheese and dessert in our panniers.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The convoluted #ottCity budget for Active Transportation hard to figure out. But here is an attempt to find the millions. I took a look at the budget for 2021 and tried to make an educated guess.
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: 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: 6 minutes I created a map that shows a a network of connected pathways in Ottawa with nodes at important intersections and points of interest.