Brookfield pathway new important network connection

November 27, 2019 Hansonthebike 2

I wrote about plans for a MUP on Brookfield before and two weeks ago the asphalt was finally brought in. The path runs along a four lane road where cycling was doable but not great. The Brookfield MUP connects to the Sawmill Creek pathway and Mooney’s Bay LRT station on Heron at the eastend. At the west end it connects [Read more…]

wayfinding sign Ottawa

Cycling the Nepean Trail

November 5, 2019 Hansonthebike 4

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.

Portage Bridge make over

October 23, 2019 Hansonthebike 2

Since late summer, The Portage bridge over the Ottawa river has a 3 ft barrier that protects cyclists better from on coming motor traffic. A great improvement over the old situation. Read more….(with constuction photos)

Group of cyclists at Lansdowne Park

Cycling with Professor Buehler

October 3, 2019 Hansonthebike 2

Recently Professor Ralph Buehler from Washington visited Ottawa. We took him on a cycling infrastructure tour through the centre of the city. Read what we saw in this blog post.

Greely Loop: Apples galore in the old orchard

Cycling the Greely Loop in Ottawa

September 26, 2019 Hansonthebike 0

New Hans Blog: A week and a half ago, I finally got a chance to visit the residential Greely Loop. I wrote about it in 2015, when the plans were being made. Now it is finished we went out and biked the bike loop with an unexpected bonus…