Planning

2014 Budget and the Transportation Master Plan

Posted on Oct 8, 2013 in Meetings, Planning | Comments Off on 2014 Budget and the Transportation Master Plan

There are some important milestones coming up which were discussed at last week’s meeting: 1. Updates to Transportation Master Plan (TMP) and Ottawa Pedestrian Plan (OPP) Wednesday, October 9: These two plans will be tabled (i.e. released) at a joint meeting of Transportation Committee and Transit Commission. The Mayor will be giving a speech that morning on transportation issues. Tuesday, October 15, 4-8pm: the first of four information sessions will take place at City Hall. For the three other dates/locations, see attachment Friday, November 15: Transportation Committee* will consider...

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Budget 2014 – Pedestrian recommendations

Posted on Sep 26, 2013 in Planning | Comments Off on Budget 2014 – Pedestrian recommendations

Walk Ottawa is a group of citizen volunteers who contribute their time, talent, and resources to promote walkability and advance the interests of pedestrians in Ottawa. We are pleased to provide the following recommendation for consideration in developing the City’s 2014 budget: Walk Ottawa – Budget 2014 submission

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Main Street Renewal Project – Letter to council

Posted on Jul 15, 2013 in Meetings, Planning | Comments Off on Main Street Renewal Project – Letter to council

July 15, 2013 Mayor Jim Watson & Members of Council City of Ottawa 110 Laurier Ave Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1 Via e-mail. Re: Main Street Renewal Project (Council Agenda Item 18) Mayor Watson & Councillors, Walk Ottawa is a group of citizen volunteers who contribute their time, talent, and resources to promote walkability and advance the interests of pedestrians in Ottawa. We are writing to you to express our strong support for the “Complete Street” redevelopment proposal for Main Street as approved by Transportation Committee that you will be considering at Wednesday’s meeting of...

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Complete Streets for Ottawa – Add your voice

Posted on Mar 26, 2013 in Planning | Comments Off on Complete Streets for Ottawa – Add your voice

Add your voice to support Complete Streets in Ottawa by signing the online petition. Complete Streets is a way of thinking about roads from the perspective of all users. It’s a policy framework that requires city staff and decision makers to consider the needs of cyclists, pedestrians, and public transit users of all ages and abilities during the construction, retrofitting, and maintenance of all roadways. By adopting a strong complete streets policy, Ottawa will ensure that making new and existing roads friendlier to pedestrians, cyclists and transit users is the norm, not the...

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Changes are coming to the Queensway underpasses

Posted on Mar 24, 2013 in Meetings, Planning | Comments Off on Changes are coming to the Queensway underpasses

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is starting their Preliminary Design and Environmental Assessment Study for the Rehabilitation / Replacement of Ottawa Queensway Mid-town Bridges from Holland Ave. to O’Connor St. Several alternatives will be reviewed for each bridge including structural and construction staging options in order to minimize disruption to Highway 417. In addition, engineering, environmental, and property requirements will be established, along with the identification of mitigation measures to reduce or negate short and long term residual effects. THE PROCESS This...

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