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.
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.
Reading Time: 10 minutes 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….
Reading Time: 8 minutes New Hans post: it’s been a long time coming but finally the Nepean Trail in Ottawa is ready. Let’s have a look how it has been executed. With many photos.