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E-Scooter End of Season Survey

E-Scooter End of Season Survey

The City of Ottawa wants to hear from you! Whether or not you had a chance to go for a ride on one of the shared e-scooters that were deployed across the city, your feedback on the 2022 season is requested by Sunday, November 20, 2022.

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New Speed Limit on QED and CBD

New Speed Limit on QED and CBD

With the overall goal of improving safety on the parkways, the National Capital Commission (NCC) is reducing the speed limit from 60 km/h to 40 km/h for the full length of Queen Elizabeth Driveway and a section of Colonel By Drive, from Bronson Avenue to Daly Avenue. This change will go into effect on September 19, 2022 with the installation of new signage.

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Snow Mole Volunteers, We Need Your Surveys!

Snow Mole Volunteers, We Need Your Surveys!

Last year, Old Ottawa South submitted more Snow Mole questionnaires than any other neighbourhood in our city—can we do this again?

Winter has arrived and with it the slipping, sliding, and winter grippers to prevent falls. Will this annual bane ever get any better? The city staff report and proposal for upgrades to their Winter Maintenance Quality Standards (WMQS) has been finalised but unfortunately delayed for approval until the 2022-2023 budget. But the good news is that this year results of the Snow Mole audits will be shared with several city departments involved with public safety and accessibility as well as with Public Works, the Environmental Services Department responsible for snow clearing.

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Mikael, down in the pit directing the digger around a gas line, with Moon on back up.

Willard Water and Sewer Construction Chemistry

As I watched the operation of this small crew of five construction workers do their thing earlier this summer — replacing water and sewer lines on Willard Street — I was impressed by the degree of precision needed by all five of them. The whole business seemed like ‘earth-dentistry’ except for the need for sterile technique; even there, they have to be very careful not to sever existing gas lines… or push through any of the brand-new copper water service lines.

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