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: Sparks Street, circa the 1930s

Seen here is a view looking West down Sparks Street from what is now the location of the National Arts Centre. The photo shows a clear... 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

Image of the Moment – Transit Intersect

Taken by Adam Hunt on July 23rd, originally posted publicly on his Diaspora account. We’ll let the photographer explain the... Read More

Across the Ottawa Spaces – 25 November 2012

Among other items of interest this week: CBC Ottawa reports that the former CFB Rockcliffe seems to be the continuing target of... Read More

In transportation planning, drivers never lose

Here’s the golden rule that is applied whenever a municipal project is being planned: No change can come at a cost to drivers... Read More

Park(ing) Day!

Today, Friday, September 16th, is PARK(ing) Day! In cities around the globe, artists, activists and citizens will transform metered... Read More

OPINION: It’s time we made sidewalk blockers pay

Have we lost our collective ability to live in the city – to be true cityzens? Now that suburban generations have existed for almost... Read More