The following is a letter sent by Bike Ottawa and School Streets Ottawa regarding the road safety education campaign recently released by the City of Ottawa. Our concern is the approach to road safety that messaging of this type represents. We call on the City to redirect resources toward proven methods of making our streets […]
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.
The city recently re-opened Montreal Road between St. Laurent and the North River Road to vehicle traffic in all directions. This 2km stretch of road cuts through the heart of Vanier and connects two future transit priority corridors (St Laurent & Montreal Road) to the NCC multi-use paths along the Rideau River.