Bike Ottawa’s Advocacy Working Group (AWG) sent a letter to Stantec this week. We are concerned about the lack of safe cycling infrastructure in the design for temporary modifications on Carling Ave, west of Bronson.
Recently, Bike Ottawa was contacted by one of our members about the importance of a positive attitude. We’d like to invite you to read the comment below, and to think about what communication styles are most effective at getting people to understand your point of view, or to get agreement on a solution.
The city plans to build grade-separated cycle tracks along Montreal Road from St. Laurent Boulevard to Vanier Parkway. Bike Ottawa advocates for cycle tracks all the way to North River Road.
Bike Ottawa is pleased to announce that we have developed a new map that shows you what routes are plowed in winter.
In November 2018, Bike Ottawa expressed concerns about missing links in the Fisher – Baseline area in a letter to the city. This newly paved stretch north of Baseline ends at Baseline. And then… nothing.
Our Events Co-ordinator, Felicity, explains how she got into winter biking, and offers her advice on how you can join her this season.
Just after the clocks turn back, we’ll be partnering with Safer Roads Ottawa again this year to raise awareness and encourage cyclists to light themselves up while cycling in the early evening and at night:
Bike Ottawa surveyed the candidates for City Council. We received about 1400 responses from 66 candidates. To make your life a little easier, we lifted the four open questions out of our survey and only from the 7 new councillors on council.
October 22 is election day for city council in Ottawa. We asked all the candidates running for councillor or mayor to answer a short survey to understand where they stand on cycling and road safety to help you make an informed decision.
On August 23, Bike Ottawa president Heather Shearer got up really early for a 5 minute interview on CTV Ottawa.