Know a Cycling Champion?

Why not nominate them for Ottawa’s annual Bruce Timmermans Cycling Awards? Bruce Timmermans was a long-time cycling educator and advocate , an active member of the Ottawa Bicycle Club and a founding member of Citizens for Safe Cycling (Now Bike Ottawa). Bruce worked tirelessly to promote cycling and safety for cyclists. His legacy lives on […]

Car Free Streets in Ottawa?

We at Bike Ottawa would love to see them. Ottawa is falling behind other cities in Canada including Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Hamilton and Halifax, who are already rolling them out. They need some careful thinking to ensure businesses can get goods delivered, and to ensure accessibility for everyone and access to transit, but […]

CN Cycle for CHEO

Rain did not deter over 7,000 people from coming out on Sunday to ride or walk for the annual CHEO fundraiser, which raised a record $2.1 million. Several Bike Ottawa board members were there too and we had some thoughts. 1) Everyone was so joyful! And it was so peaceful. It was nice to be […]

It’s Almost Time For The Pedal Poll

Love having safe places to cycle? Want to help the influence where the City installs cycling infrastructure? Join the annual Pedal Poll! Vélo Canada Bikes runs the poll every year, collecting data on modes transportation used in cities across Canada. You don’t need to make a huge time commitment, but if you can spare a […]