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Across the Ottawa Spaces – 18 August 2013

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A selection of entries of interest from across the Ottawa-Gatineau cybersphere…

Over at West Side Action, Eric Darwin comments on several issues, including the challenges of making good signagethe value of public transit services’ having a good slogan, and the timing of housing sales as affected by the upcoming LRT expansion construction.

The Alta Vista Community Association weblog notes the preparations of crossing guards for the upcoming school year.

Peter Raaymakers’ Public Transit in Ottawa notes the new transit commissioner, and the recent recommendations in names for our Transitway stations.

Over at the Ottawa Citizen‘s Greater Ottawa blog, David Reevely notes the handling of the Tunney’s Pasture station in some of the proposal work regarding the western LRT extension plans, and some of the goings-on with Lauzon-owned properties across the inner neighbourhoods at the Committee of Adjustment.

Urbsite reports that they’re not dead yet.

The Incidental Cyclist tells a tale of “vehicular profiling” and offers gratitude for good behaviour.

A closing request: if you know of a weblog that might be of interest to readers of Spacing Ottawa, please don’t hesitate to comment!