The case for lowering speed limit is one that can’t be argued against, and rightfully so — speed is a factor in the severity of injuries and death on our streets. Cities around the world, and the World Health Organization, supports 30km/hr streets.
Ottawa’s winter bike network: Time to grow up!
Ottawa’s Winter Cycling Network is made up of 50 kilometres of cycling tracks, pathways, and recommended routes that are maintained year-round for people riding bikes. Maintaining safe cycling infrastructure year-round is critical for encouraging a shift to sustainable transportation. A map of the network is shown below. The network has only expanded by 10 kilometres […]
Election 2022: Bike Ottawa’s 2 | 4 | 10 Plan & how candidates can make the grade
This municipal election Bike Ottawa is doing things a little different, rather than our usual survey, we’re asking candidates if they’ll support the 2 | 4 | 10 Plan, and we’ll be evaluating candidate platforms on commitment to Safe Streets, Sustainability, and Livability in our City.
Don’t give up at the intersection*: Scott street protected intersections
The City is plunging forward with its reconstruction of Scott St. This is a two-stage process, with the first stage—from Churchill to Caroline—recently completed, and the second stage to start in spring 2023.