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.
New Hans blog post:as our trip to Europe was cancelled, we searched for other things to do closer to home this summer. We ventured out to #ottbike part of the Waterfront Trail in Ontario. @SDGCounties @TourismCornwall
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.
Cornwall, ON doesn’t come to mind when one thinks about cycling. But what a nice surprise we found in the urban loop that runs around town on mostly paved pathways.
We cycled two days in and around Alma, Quebec. A pleasant surprise awaited us in some beautiful #bike infrastructure #ottbike #biketwitter
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
E-Scooters have made it to Ottawa. I read up on it and here is a bit of background, pros and cons and what it cost…..
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.
I created a map that shows a a network of connected pathways in Ottawa with nodes at important intersections and points of interest.
The longer it takes, the harder it becomes for people to stick to the rules, says social psychologist Tom Postmes, connected to the university in Groningen (big bike city btw), Netherlands in an on line article on Dutch news site NOS.nl. He continues by explaining that “on one hand the usually bold and libertarian Dutch have been following the rules [Read more…]