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COMMENT: City proposes sharrows for Rideau Street (plus a floating bike lane for Slater)

The city’s proposed redesign for the Slater and Elgin Street intersection, with a floating bike lane. The city says the concept is under review pending stakeholder feedback. The City of Ottawa has recently proposed redesigns for two downtown corridors — Rideau Street and Albert/Slater Streets — both of which I found surprising, considering the city’s “complete streets” policy. ...

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COMMENT: OC Transpo needs to start tweeting all bus cancellations

An OC Transpo bus on Wellington Street. Photo/Devyn Barrie If you’re a regular transit rider, you’re probably familiar with the Twitter handle @OCTranspoLive. It’s the main way the transit service communicates trip cancellations and disruptions. What you probably didn’t know, because OC Transpo doesn’t really mention it anywhere, is that the Twitter account is also highly incomplete and somewhat misleading to passengers who rely on it. ...