Features

Pedestrian friendly sidewalks?

by Nathalie Thirlwall The vitality of a city, especially in its core, relies on the ease of navigation of its inhabitants. One question to reflect on could be: Does Centretown have pedestrian friendly sidewalks? As in many parts of Canada,…

UrbSanity: Publicizing public art

by Sarah Gelbard via yowLAB The “remote office”/coffee shop where I have written many of my UrbSanity columns, including this one, sits around the corner from Ottawa’s public artwork of recent viral internet fame. For weeks, my inbox was full…

The new Albert Street Transitway

by Diane Holmes City Councillor, Somerset Ward What’s happening? Albert Street will become the Transitway from early 2016 to late 2018 while the Rideau Transit Group (RTG) builds the light rail system. RTG will widen Albert to six and seven…