Cycling in Bonn, Germany: Lessons for Ottawa

With summer looming my thoughts turn to climbing aboard my bike and zooming along the newly bare streets and pathways.  I love riding... Read More

BRTs: Is Ottawa ahead of the curve?

With Ottawa’s LRT project still years away from completion, and often used as an example of how far behind Ottawa is when it... Read More

Image of the Past: A Snowy Ottawa street car

Image: Street Car #17 Location: Queen Street, Ottawa Date of image: February, 1892 Source: William James Topley, Topley... Read More

Image of the Past: Ottawa’s horse-drawn street cars

Image: Ottawa City Passenger Railway Company’s horse-drawn street car, in the winter Location: Ottawa (Exact location unknown... Read More

Image of the Moment: Snowy Construction at Rideau Centre

Location: The Rideau Centre/Station construction site, as work continues to progress. Date of photo: December 17, 2013... Read More

Ottawa’s attempt at a city ‘gateway’: Forget the concrete and steel, there’s a hole in that bridge!

As the arguably least impressive portion of Ottawa’s ceremonial route – which rushes dignitaries from the airport to their... Read More

Across the Ottawa Spaces – 23 September 2013

Eric Darwin speculates on several possible fates for the Talent O-Train consists once the new Alstom trains are in service, and also... Read More