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.
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
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…]
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….