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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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Can we make Ottawa's suburbs transit-friendly?

Amanda Bernardo lives in Barrhaven and often rides the bus to work downtown. She says it was smart to integrate the Transitway in the heart of the community, although there are some weak spots in the service. (Photo/Devyn Barrie) (This is the third and final of a three-part look at transit-oriented development in Ottawa and how it can change the way we live and get around in the near future. ...