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Old Ottawa South Community Association

Take the Lansdowne Impact Survey

With the first summer of activity at the fully redeveloped Lansdowne behind us, the OSCA Traffic Committee is looking for feedback on how the community is using the new Lansdowne and on its impact on traffic (including pedestrian, cycling and transit matters), particularly day-to-day activities at Lansdowne but large events also.

Last chance to complete this traffic survey! The survey will remain open until October 31, 2015.

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Transportation Around Lansdowne: One Year In

TD Place July 2014  On April 20, 2015, the Lansdowne Transportation Monitoring Operations Commiteee (LTMOC) updated the City of Ottawa's Transportation Committee on its work over the past year.

Winnie Pietrykowski & Sue Neill, OSCA's reps on LTMOC, made the following remarks to the committee on behalf of OSCA.

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Taking Care of Business, Thinking Ahead

sunnyside riverdale traffic wp smallSince our last article in November 2014, the OSCA Traffic & Safety Committee has continued to meet monthly, represent OOS at Lansdowne’s Transportation Management Operations Committee, meet with City officials (yes another walkabout in January 2015) and host discussions with residents on issues specific to the streets on which they live (Aylmer, Willard).

Although the work of the Committee continues to be driven by recommendations endorsed by OSCA in September 2013, we are beginning to plan for 2015-2016 and look forward to your feedback, either in written format or at our monthly meetings, the first Tuesday of every month at the Firehall.

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A Dazzle of Zebra Stripes

zebra-sunnyside-riverdaleThis last month they seem to be popping up everywhere: zebra stripes at Aylmer & Bank and lately at Sunnyside & Riverdale and yet another dazzle a little further south at Cameron & Riverdale – the latest arrivals in a series of recommendations endorsed by OSCA in 2012.

We seem to be on a roll! The Annual Report of the Lansdowne Transportation Management Operations Committee (LTMOC) is due in April 2015 and now that “big event” planning and the Redblacks season is under control, “everyday operations” will attract more of the attention of the City and LTMOC (not all traffic recommendations come under the Lansdowne Monitoring Plan, some sit squarely with the City and its response to increased traffic in Ottawa).

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Old Ottawa South Traffic: Where to from Here?

sunnyside-at-bankThe Old Ottawa South Traffic Survey was initiated in response to traffic management issues raised at the Lansdowne Transportation Advisory Committee (LTAC), chaired by Councilor David Chernushenko. The Survey acts as a bridge between two official City Studies, one completed in 2012 West of Bank Street, the other initiated in May 2013 East of Bank encompassing Riverdale Avenue & Area, including Sunnyside Avenue East of Bank (results expected late 2013 or early 2014).

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Welcome to the Old Ottawa South Website!

Bstgarden sumie  This website is by and for residents of Old Ottawa South. If you'd like to keep informed about news in and around the neighbourhood, sign up for the weekly newsletter 'News Between the Bridges': one email once a week and you're up to date on what's happening in Old Ottawa South. You'll also find out about OSCA programs and events. Or follow us on Twitter. Or the OSCA Facebook page.

Keep in touch!

Are you organizing an event in OOS? Do you have neighbourhood news, photos, or comments to share?  Know about something interesting happening in the community? Well, we want to know about it!   Send your information to the webeditor@oldottawasouth.ca. Or, login to the website (site contributor login found in the footer of each page) and add it directly to the online event calendar

Check out the OSCAR too!

You can also read in-depth local news and features, entertainment and the arts, OSCA Board updates, Firehall events, and neighbourhood special activities in the OSCAR, the monthly community newspaper.

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Old Ottawa South Traffic Survey Results

Bank Street Bridge  On Tuesday, September 17, 2013, OSCA endorsed recommendations from the OOS Traffic Survey launched online in June 2013.  The survey was initiated in response to traffic management issues raised at the Lansdowne Transportation Advisory Committee (LTAC), chaired by Councilor David Chernushenko.

The OOS Traffic Survey acts as a bridge between two official City of Ottawa studies, one completed in 2012 west of Bank Street, the other initiated in May 2013 east of Bank encompassing Riverdale Avenue & Area including Sunnyside Avenue east of Bank (results expected late 2013 or early 2014).

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The Old Ottawa South Traffic Survey: An Update

Bank Street Bridge  On Tuesday, September 17, 2013, OSCA endorsed recommendations from the OOS Traffic Survey launched online in June 2013.  The survey was initiated in response to traffic management issues raised at the Lansdowne Transportation Advisory Committee (LTAC), chaired by Councilor David Chernushenko.

The OOS Traffic Survey acts as a bridge between two official City of Ottawa studies, one completed in 2012 west of Bank Street, the other initiated in May 2013 east of Bank encompassing Riverdale Avenue & Area including Sunnyside Avenue east of Bank (results expected late 2013 or early 2014).

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In Memoriam: Gwendolyn Gall

gwenOSCA website editor and board member Gwen Gall passed away Monday, September 16, 2013, at the May Court Hospice, close to her home in Old Ottawa South. 

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