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…
In order to keep cyclists and pedestrians moving during the renovation of a swing bridge, the NCC built a ramp over the Hog’s Back Locks. Let’s have a look.
Ottawa got a bonus multi use pathway when the LRT was built. Today we take a look at a MUP between Ottawa U station and Hurdman Station. While we are there we continue to the VIA Rail station which is only 1.5 km further.
New Blog post: First impressions of the Flora Footbridge in Ottawa, a new ped and bike bridge over the Rideau Canal, including a clip of the entire ride over the bridge.
As May approaches I am sharing two upcoming dates for cycling presentations: one for Jane’s Walk and one for the Ottawa Public Library. Hope to see you there.
Reporting potholes is now a breeze with the new Neappoli app. Send location and photos right from the location with your cell phone.
Hans on the bike visited #Copenhagen and cycled around the areas outside of downtown too. Here are some impressions of Copenhagen infrastructure.
Is free transit a solution to traffic woes? Luxembourg is going to implement it this year.
Canada’s passenger VIA trains might be older than your granddad. VIA is stepping into the 21ct Century though and ordered new train cars, to be built by Siemens in California. They will meet a long standing demand to add bike storage to the trains.
It apparently took 35 years, but the Nepean Trail is more or less finished: a continuous 11-12 km stretch through old Nepean, running south and north of the CN railway track. Quote The idea, borne by a member of the Trend Arlington Community Association, was endorsed by the Knoxdale Merivale Council (KMC) and later championed by the ward councillor. UNQUOTE [Read more…]