Closing roads to cars doesn’t kill customer flow, it improves it. People like to walk and they will take more pleasure in it when they have more room to do so.
Category: traffic & transit
It will probably be hard to miss these dozen-or-so metres tall mechanical creatures roaming around in the streets, but as a helpful guide here’s the schedule from Ottawa 2017.
Shelters affected were on Merkley Drive, Jeanne D’Arc Boulevard, Meadowglen Drive, and Orleans Boulevard.
This event will bring giant mechanical creatures, thousands of visitors and five days of intermittent traffic impacts – including one for setup on Wednesday, July 26 – to Ottawa’s downtown.
Travelling to Canada Day festivities downtown will be an extra pain this year, here’s a quick run through of the situation.
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One of the main causes of service disruptions on the Trillium Line is due to issues with the signalling system, said Michael Morgan, OC Transpo director of rail operations.
STO buses will run on Albert and Slater Streets and the service will better integrate into Ottawa’s light rail system once the Confederation Line opens in 2018.
The Confederation Line is supposed to be constructed by May 24, 2018, but that’s not when the trains will start carrying passengers, a memo to council said.
All roads have reopened downtown following a large gas leak that shut down a section of the core Tuesday afternoon.
Ottawa 2017 Executive Director Guy Laflamme told OttawaStart.com the 92 parking spaces the village takes up have been compensated for elsewhere.
OC Transpo route two has been running for decades and, over the generations, ingrained itself into the nostalgia of old Ottawa and the memories of its regular riders.
Crews will be working on a one block stretch of Lyon Street from Albert Street to Queen Street over the next two weekends to remove the steel plates and repave the road surface.
In a memo, OC Transpo general manager John Manconi said more capacity will be added to some bus routes, particularly connexion buses in west end communities such as Barrhaven, Kanata and Stittsville.
A comprehensive guide to Ottawa’s LRT in 2018.
“The evidence that supports the effectiveness of seat belt use remains irrefutable,” said OPP deputy commissioner Brad Blair.
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If you had 1,700 hours of free time, would you spend it knocking on nearly 2,000 doors to get signatures for a petition to lower your neighbourhood’s speed limit by 10 km/h?
OPP say 11 people have died so far this year across Ontario in OPP-investigated collisions that involved inattentive drivers.
The leak near Lansdowne, Ont., resulted in an evacuation of the area.