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Brighton Infill

A controversial development on Brighton Avenue has a new twist: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/story/2012/11/05/ottawa-infill-home-referral-offer.html

Ottawa Farmers' Market

The market at Brewer Park continues for the month of November (Sundays, November 4-18th, 9:00am-3:00pm—open at 11:15 am on Remembrance Day, November 11th). But, if you're looking for the Christmas Market, you'll need to go a bit farther south:

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/food/Christmas+farmers+market+finds+last+minute+home+near+Ottawa+airport/7496318/story.html

Cycling Safety Forum

A recent session at Carleton University looked at ways to improve cycling safety, especially along the Bronson Avenue bridge:

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/travel/Cycling+safety+forum+advocates+improved+infrastructure+across+city/7507609/story.html

See Citizens for Safe Cycling for more information about the forum.

Fighting Graffiti

Something new you'll see along our stretch of Bank Street:

http://capitalward.ca/en/component/content/article/3-updates/671-city-of-ottawa-wraps-its-head-around-a-new-graffiti-fighting-strategy

Speed Limits on Bronson to be Studied

After the death of a student cycling to Carleton University who was hit at Bronson and Holmwood, the City has finally decided to look into the problem stretch of road and the Bronson/Sunnyside/Carleton University intersection. Essentially, the road turns into an expressway just south of Holmwood and drivers habitually speed through the Sunnyside interection. (Video)

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/story/2012/11/07/ottawa-bronson-avenue-cycling-safety.html

 


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