From Shawn Menard’s Capital Ward Bulletin, an announcement about changes coming to Bank Street in Old Ottawa South and to Billings Bridge.
On September 14, 2023, Council approved a plan to add a bike lane in each direction on Bank Street between Riverside Drive westbound and Chesley Street, including on the Billings Bridge. The recommended plan proposes reducing the number of through-lanes for vehicles on this segment from two per direction to one, in order to accommodate the bike lanes. The plan also includes modifications at the Riverside Drive and Riverdale Avenue intersections to provide right-turn…
The Ottawa Police Services Board (OPSB) and the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) are asking residents to provide their feedback in a public survey. The results will help guide the development of the new Strategic Plan and the 2024 Ottawa Police Service Budget. You can help by filling out the survey with what’s important in your neighbourhood.
If you don’t tell ’em, they don’t know…
OC Transpo has issued a proposal and a consultation document relating to a possible re-routing of the #7 eastbound bus from its current route on Grove Avenue to Sunnyside Avenue. We encourage you to review the OCTranspo documents and respond to the survey, details as outlined at the following link:
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.
Do you love being outside? Do you have spare time in the morning or afternoon? You might love being a Crossing Guard!
Spring is around the corner and potholes are sprouting all over town. They can be not only annoying but downright dangerous.
Work continues on the City of Ottawa Transportation Master Plan that will be the fundamental framework for how the Official Plan’s transportation goals are achieved. Several draft policies are now online and residents are invited to complete the associated survey feedback forms, as well as use the online engagement tool to review candidate projects, by the new deadline of March 31, 2022.
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…
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