What is the future for Ottawa’s Merivale Road

October 28, 2021 Hansonthebike 6

Reading Time: 12 minutes Ottawa bloggers Matt and Hans decided to go for a walk along a Merivale Rd and shared their ideas and concerns. The street won’t win the beauty contest, but the street is changing. Will it be able to handle all the traffic demand though?

Bay Street Bike Lanes Finally Ready

September 28, 2021 Hansonthebike 9

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.

3 examples of poor bike infrastructure design

July 14, 2020 Hansonthebike 3

Reading Time: 5 minutes It is surprising with so much #ottbike infra expertise in Ottawa, that we still see mediocre proposals coming out. Fortunately, the public corrects a lot of the mistakes. But it shouldn’t be that way. Three examples.