Free transit across the city starts at 4:30 p.m. and ends at 3 a.m. on Jan. 1.
Category: traffic & transit
The new crossings improve access for pedestrians and cyclists along the Queen Elizabeth Driveway who want to access Lansdowne Park, the Rideau Canal Western Pathway, or Commissioners Park by Dow’s Lake.
The project involves the expansion of Highway 417 from six to eight lanes for three kilometers, between Maitland Avenue and Island Park Drive in Ottawa.
Under Ontario law, car insurance companies are mandated to provide discounts for using winter tires.
Three people were injured.
Cars and cyclists are still not permitted on this portion of Rideau Street until the O-Train Confederation Line begins operating in 2018.
Highlights from Monday’s transit commission meeting.
The first train assembled in Ottawa began testing on the track between Blair and Cyrville stations Friday.
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A pair of Blackburn Hamlet residents are fed up with what they call shoddy transit service and are circulating a petition to ask OC Transpo to make changes.
We’re in overnight parking ban season and there are some changes to know about.
The project will extend the Transitway from Bayshore Station to Moodie Drive where a new transit station will be built. Both will be in use by the end of 2017.
Around 6:20 p.m. Sunday a pickup truck lost its wheel on Highway 417. Two other cars were damaged but nobody was injured.
The area councillor isn’t sure who put them up or why, but called them “ridiculous.”
“Look both ways please.”
It is part of the Cross-Town Bikeway Network, a system of seven bicycle routes designed to provide a safer, continuous path for cyclists across the city.
Pedestrian access to businesses and residences will remain open as usual.
Instead of full bike lanes the city has installed “advisory bike lanes” and sharrows.