Would you like to know how many kilometres of bike lanes we have in Ottawa? How many VeloGO bikes have been rented out? How many people actually cycle in Ottawa? Which events were organised? How many OC Transpo buses have bike racks? Which places should make a top 10 of improvements? Which infrastructure is being added? Which events are being held? What we think of the results of our recommendations?
This is the place to start. Since 2011 our dedicated volunteers have been producing an annual Report on Bicycling. We pull data from the City of Ottawa's open data, OC Transpo, the National Capital Commission (a federal organisation), bike counters and from simply observing and asking a lot of people to share their information. The report gives you a good overview of the improvements in Ottawa.
Why are we doing this?
Because no one else does. Each bureaucracy in Ottawa does its own thing, and there is not always an overall coordination of all activities in the region.
This resulted in the annual Ottawa Report on Bicycling: the only complete annual overview of cycling in Ottawa.
2017 Download the 2017 report here. (2.8 MB)
2016 Download the 2016 report here. (3.2 MB)
2015 Download the 2015 report here. (5.7 MB)
2014 Download the 2014 report here. (5.0 MB)
2013 There is no 2013 report, as we are supersticious. Just kidding, we changed the name sequence ("2014" reports on 2013). An internal thing.
2012 Download the 2012 report here. (3.7 MB)
2011 Download the 2011 report here. (3.6 MB)
2010 Download the 2010 report here. (1.5 MB) (This was actually only a top 10 list with issues we had put together)