Ottawa’s Winter Cycling Network is made up of 50 kilometres of cycling tracks, pathways, and recommended routes that are maintained year-round for people riding bikes. Maintaining safe cycling infrastructure year-round is critical for encouraging a shift to sustainable transportation. A map of the network is shown below. The network has only expanded by 10 kilometres […]
Election 2022: Bike Ottawa’s 2 | 4 | 10 Plan & how candidates can make the grade
This municipal election Bike Ottawa is doing things a little different, rather than our usual survey, we’re asking candidates if they’ll support the 2 | 4 | 10 Plan, and we’ll be evaluating candidate platforms on commitment to Safe Streets, Sustainability, and Livability in our City.
The continued fight for safe and accessible detours that make sense
Bike Ottawa and communities around Ottawa have been fighting battles regarding LRT detours off and on for what feels like years. Earlier this summer we posted this blog about three separate LRT detours where the guidelines had been ignored, and detours had been put in place that were not intuitive, safe, or mindful of users […]
Don’t give up at the intersection*: Scott street protected intersections
The City is plunging forward with its reconstruction of Scott St. This is a two-stage process, with the first stage—from Churchill to Caroline—recently completed, and the second stage to start in spring 2023.