Heron Road’s New Protected Intersections

November 16, 2021 Hansonthebike 0

Reading Time: 7 minutes Gradually, Ottawa is adding more Dutch style protected intersections and raised bicycle tracks. Today, we take a look at new bike tracks and several protected intersections on Heron Rd. This is part of a bigger future cycling infrastructure system connecting to the Transitway system and a bit further away to the Trillium line at Mooney’s Bay station.

Bay Street Bike Lanes Finally Ready

September 28, 2021 Hansonthebike 9

Reading Time: 6 minutes Bay Street in Ottawa received a make over at the north end. The result is a safer corridor for cyclists and pedestrians alike. It will mostly serve people to and from Quebec via the Portage bridge. Special attention for the Dutch style intersections and the near traffic signals.

3 examples of poor bike infrastructure design

July 14, 2020 Hansonthebike 3

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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.