This week, a Queens Park committee discussed Bill 65, known as the Safer School Zones Act. If passed, the Bill would grant municipalities discretion to use photo radar and other automated speed enforcement tools in school zones and designated community safety zones.
Last week, Mayor Jim Watson addressed a letter to Ontario’s Minister of Education, MPP Mitzie Hunter, requesting provincial support to improve education for safe cycling.
Paul Clarke, leader of Citizens for Safe Cycling’s Advocacy Working Group, receives the Bruce Timmermans individual award for his leadership and insights on how to make a wide range of infrastructure projects safer for Ottawa’s cyclists.
This Wednesday, Ottawa City Council will vote on whether to request the option for our police to enforce speed limits using photo radar. We think this can be a useful tool for the police. Here’s the letter we submitted to council in support of this initiative.
Canada’s new federal government is seeking public input before the budget is set. Of course, we couldn’t miss out on this chance to ask for what we want most: a focus on cycling! Read on to see the letter we submitted to the Minister of Finance.
This message was sent by Citizens for Safe Cycling to Keith Egli, Chair of Transportation Committee for the City of Ottawa.
XO Velo is hosting the Vélo Vogue Bicycle Fashion Show on June 6th, 2015.
Canada Bikes is organizing Bike Day in Canada.
The Wellington West BIA announces that it is a cycling-friendly business district.
After no less than 11 community associations (mostly) in the near east end of the city wrote to the City to express their concerns about the lack of cycling connections into and out of the down town core, today, the Mayor wrote the communities with a new proposal.