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 new Montreal Road
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.
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.