In July 2020, the City of Ottawa placed traffic calming measures along Sherwood Drive and is now seeking your feedback about what permanent traffic calming measures should be made on this street. One proposed idea is: bike lanes!
“Impossible! You can’t end bike theft!”
That’s an antiquated way of thinking.
Bike Ottawa is pleased to present our newest website feature: interactive maps. These were made possible through the work of the Bike Ottawa Data Group, and supported by councillor Jeff Leiper.
Have you been meaning to join Bike Ottawa and just haven’t got around to it? Or are you already a member and think your friends should join us too?
February 8-10, 2017. Montréal was the host city for the 5th annual Winter Cycling Congress (WCC17). Did you know, this event was dreamed up in the living room of our very own Ottawa resident Hans Moor?
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.
The Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict’s Cycle In Campaign hits the streets this September. The campaign is working to improve cycling infrastructure to and through the downtown core.
Did you know that foreign-born immigrants represent 19.4% of the population in Ottawa-Gatineau? Imagine if low-income newcomers were encouraged and mentored to use bicycles as a means of transportation. Not only would they gain freedom to travel for work, but they’d save money, and be more physically active.
City representative Samuel Roberts attended Citizens for Safe Cycling’s Advocacy Working Group (AWG) meeting to get feedback on the city’s proposed plan to improve winter maintenance for cycling. Currently, only the Laurier Bike Lane and pathways classified under the sidewalks act are cleared in winter (approximately 21 km).