The latest designs for Ottawa’s Bank Street promise big improvements to the corridor for people walking and cycling.
Video: Ottawa’s Heron Road Cycle Tracks
Join me for a ride-along of some new-ish cycle tracks to imagine what it feels like to cycle comfortably on a busy road.
Bicycle Streets Beyond Europe: Ottawa’s Echo Drive
Ottawa’s Echo Drive is an unlikely candidate for “bicycle street” status. But despite its absence from official cycling routes, this street has much more in common with the “fietstraat” than you would expect.
The Busway that Ottawa Abandoned
Ottawa’s former Greenboro Busway is a case study of ambitious plans that were never fully realized. The story offers a valuable lesson for transport and urban planners: creating plans without community support – no matter how thoughtful – is a treacherous path.
Reimagining Places: South Keys Centre
Ottawa’s South Keys Centre is an unremarkable place, with a golden opportunity to become remarkable, setting an example for sustainable suburbs across the continent.