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Shocking Truth: “Road safety is simply not cool”

July 17, 2024 Hansonthebike 2

Reading Time: 8 minutes In June I attended the CARSP road safety conference. Road safety covers many facets, more than you realise sometimes, from impaired driving to road designs and from drivers education to child seats. Here are some more observations from the conference.

New Rideau River foot bridge is finally open

June 16, 2024 Hansonthebike 1

Reading Time: 6 minutes It has been a long time coming and part of the time the bridge was just sitting there in place. But since yesterday we can now enjoy a shortcut across the Rideau River at Carleton University, avoiding Billing’s bridge. Read the full story.

there is a new bike track and a new side walk running from the photographer into the distance along a road. An overlay text says: Visiting the new bike tracks on Byron Ave.

New Raised Bike Tracks on Byron Ave

November 29, 2023 Hansonthebike 5

Reading Time: 5 minutes Part of Byron Ave in Ottawa recently went through an integrated road, sewer and watermain upgrade. The city used that as an opportunity to upgrade the road with separate bike infrastructure. Let’s have a look!