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.
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…
The Haliburton Highlands are a special place in Ontario. It is a perfect destination for some cycling and sightseeing. W spent a day around Haliburton.
The mayor of Ottawa is visiting the Netherlands to learn a.o. about flood prevention, 75 years of liberation, active transportation and promoting Ottawa as a tourism destination. Here is a bit of speculation where he is going.
On our second day in the Simcoe area Sara showed us Orillia, the ancient fish weirs, Italian food and another rail to trail.
New Hans blog: Last week we cycled in Simcoe County north of Toronto near Georgian Bay. Here are some photo impressions of our first day touring the countryside and taking in some sights (and food).
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.
For many years the Bank Street – Riverside intersection in Ottawa was (and still is) considered one of the worst intersections, with many collisions happening annually. It is an ugly part of post war suburban design with way too much road. The entire area between the railway track and the Rideau River is unsightly and dangerous for all road users. [Read more…]
After we bought the house, we were going to remove the outdated Jacuzzi. 17 years later we finally came into action. The scrapwood was used for a modest garden bench. Now that’s upcycling.