A small section of Percy Street has been fully closed to cars for its Highway 417 bridge replacement (detailed design here) for over a month. The prolonged underpass closure and subsequent terrible cycling detour routes have led me to do some thinking about this simple but important piece of infrastructure.
This summer, Mayor Sutcliffe recorded a video of himself on the portion of the Queen Elizabeth Driveway devoted to the National Capital Commission’s Active Use Program. The video ran for 2.5 minutes, and the mayor used the absence of people using the road during that time as a call to end the program. (For a […]
In this guest post, friend of Bike Ottawa AnaLori Smith recounts the many ways which her adaptive bike and the NCC’s Active Use program have benefited her.
Did you know? RBC Bluesfest Bike Park is Bike Ottawa’s biggest fundraiser of the year! Scroll down for info on how to volunteer. Ride your bike to RBC Bluesfest, park it securely for free at #OttBikePark! North, east, south, or west… wherever you’re coming from there are safe and easy routes to ride your bike […]