On Saturday, July 20, 2019, the communities of the Glebe, Old Ottawa East, and Old Ottawa South celebrated the opening of the Flora Footbridge that stretches from Fifth Avenue in the Glebe to Clegg Street in Old Ottawa East.
In another step towards making Capital Ward the safest place for active transportation in Ottawa, the National Capital Commission (NCC) and the City of Ottawa have come to an Approval in Principle for a new intersection pedestrian signal (IPS) to facilitate crossings of Colonel By Drive at Seneca Street. The crossing point will include a traffic signal to control vehicles on Colonel By Drive, and a pedestrian crosswalk and cycling crossride to access cycling and pedestrian facilities along Seneca Street.
About two years ago I arrived at Hopewell School on a Monday night to play volleyball for the first time in 19 years. I was unsure if I could still serve the ball in a straight line, or be able to walk the next day after muscle soreness set in. I was immediately greeted by Bob Adamyk who, for the last thirty years, has coordinated recreational sports at Hopewell School for community members interested in playing volleyball, basketball and badminton.
OSCA and its sister community associations are hosting a community celebration of the opening of Flora Footbridge on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 4:00p.m. (rain date Sunday, July 21st).
If you haven't already noticed, take a closer look at the Oat Couture Cafe. On Thursdays to Sundays, it transforms nightly into the Montgomery Scotch Lounge, featuring fine malts, scotch, beer, and small plates.
Brewer Park North has been selected as one of ten parks across the city for the Solid Waste Green Bin in Parks Pilot Project.
One of the steps being taken by the university to mitigate traffic congestion on campus is the construction of a new road called Stadium Way that will connect Bronson Avenue and University Drive through Parking Lot 5, near Carleton U's Athletic Field, MNP Park. This would be as a right-in, right-out for cars only from Bronson Ave, including a pedestrian sidewalk connection along the north side of Stadium Way, raised pedestrian crosswalks, and street lighting revisions. Construction on Stadium Way begins the week of July 2, 2019.
In a society fortunate enough to have potable tap water and many choices in terms of container selection, disposable plastic water bottles and other single-use plastics may be something we can choose to live without. Please read this message from the Ottawa Water Study Action Group and email the Mayor and your Councillor if you support the initiative.