Reading Time: 8 minutes If you are looking for a shortish 32 km bike ride outside Ottawa that involves coffee, countryside and culture, this route might be exactly what you are looking for. We are visiting two historic places just west of Ottawa: Almonte and Carleton Place.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Chelsea, QC has been developing the former Hull to Wakefield train tracks into a shared community pathway since 2017. But you won’t cycle the entire track from Gatineau anytime soon due to a 1300 meter missing link that is too expensive to rebuild.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The NCC’s info on bike days and parkways open for active transportation is somewhat scattered in different locations. I reorganized the data for an easier overview.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Just before Ontario closed its border for Quebeckers, we took a last trip to enjoy the Gatineau pathways. We came back with cheese and dessert in our panniers.
Reading Time: 7 minutes There is more than cycling on multi use pathways and roads. Gravel biking is becoming more popular and the area around Ottawa in Eastern Ontario offers tons of possibilities. We’ll take a closer look at the Log Driver’s Waltz around Ottawa.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Cars are comfortable. Yet I have something against cars and it is probably not what you expect.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Travelling with a campervan brought us to some beautiful places in Quebec. But it requires some travelling as distances are vast. Enter #vanlife
Reading Time: 6 minutes Cycling for Sustainable Cities is a must read book for every cycling advocate who wants to build a case for safer cycling in the community.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Virtually everyone is familiar with subway maps. I thought it would be a fun project to design a subway (or metro) style map of the National Capital Region’s bicycle network.
Reading Time: 7 minutes 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.