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…]
Cycling Infrastructure at LRT East End Stage 2 in Ottawa looks promising but more needs to be done. Lets take a look.
New Hans Post: Bad design for a bad intersection. Carleton U is getting an extra left turning lane onto Bronson NB. The plan is to add green paint to bike wash the intersection. It is not a good idea.
Carling Ave at Burke St is a very dangerous crossing in the @NCC_CCN #ottbike and #ottwalk pathway system. Despite several advocacy attempts, someone likely has to die on this #ottcity road before things will change….
New Hans post: it’s been a long time coming but finally the Nepean Trail in Ottawa is ready. Let’s have a look how it has been executed. With many photos.
Since late summer, The Portage bridge over the Ottawa river has a 3 ft barrier that protects cyclists better from on coming motor traffic. A great improvement over the old situation. Read more….(with constuction photos)
New Hans blog post: new stretch of pathway opened between Laurier Ave and Ottawa U. Let’s have a look at this interesting connection.
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.
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.