Category: Active Transportation

CN Railway Corridor Acquisition Plans

Councillor Sudds has announced that the city is looking into acquiring the former railway corridor known as the Beachburg Subdivision, with the intention of protecting it for future transportation use as a year-round recreational trail.  This corridor is approximately 35.2 kilometres long with a width of 30 metres. It passes through the western Greenbelt south and west of the Department of National Defence facilities; along …

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Sandhill Pathway: Current Conditions

Halton Terrace Proposed Sidewalk Project

A new sidewalk is planned on the south side of Halton Terrace from Flamborough Way to Newcastle Avenue that will improve safety and connectivity within the community. You can share your feedback on October 6th at 7 p.m., during a virtual public consultation with city staff and me. Staff will provide a brief background and description of the proposed project and limits. Currently, the project is in the early planning stages. When planning …

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Transportation Master Plan Update

Last June, Council approved the scope of work for completing the Transportation Master Plan update including updates to the Active Transportation Plan with the intended completion date of April 2022. This deadline was created based on the key milestones listed in the Scope of Work including; a new Origin-Destination Survey, coordination with the Official Plan review, and public consultation milestones.   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be some changes with respect …

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Transportation Master Plan Update

On November 30 the City of Ottawa held a workshop with the Federation of Citizens Associations (FCA) regarding the Transportation Master Plan Update. The TMP is a companion document to the City’s Official Plan, which outlines how people & goods will move in our city – on foot, by bike, by bus/LRT, by vehicle. It …

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School Active Transportation Planning comes to Kanata North

Georges Vanier Catholic School and Stephen Leacock Public School have recently joined School Active Transportation Planning. The program aims to increase the number of students walking and wheeling to/from school on a regular basis. Whether a child walks to school or to a school bus stop, the fresh air, exercise, and time with friends all …

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