Ottawa’s e-scooter rollout now on track for summer and fall after delay
After a delay caused by a review of concerns about safety, Ottawa city council has confirmed it will be continuing its e-scooter program for summer and fall seasons.
On a roll: Cycle Salvation aims to bring refurbished bikes to those in addiction recovery, newcomers to Canada
Community members will receive refurbished bicycles this spring, thanks to a new initiative launched by not-for-profit Cycle Salvation.
Advocates hopeful Ottawa’s new intersection guidelines will improve road experience for all
A report released in early November created a stir among urban planning and cycling enthusiasts, who hope better intersection design will improve road user comfort and safety.
Paving paradise? Ontario’s Bradford Bypass a dead end, critics say, while premier says it will ease traffic
The controversial Bradford Bypass has environmentalists up in arms over damage to wetlands and the Ford government touting an end to traffic congestion. Capital Current examines the arguments.
Ottawa’s red-light camera violations dropped in 2020 but more locations are coming
As Ottawa continues to expand its Red-Light Camera Program, residents express concern that adding more cameras doesn’t increase driver safety at intersections.
Second year of e-scooter pilot program shows huge increase in popularity of quick-trip devices
The second year of Ottawa’s e-scooter program doubled the number of rides and brought a new focus to safety and accessibility.
Cyclists feel city’s Budget 2022 proposal doesn’t address infrastructure needs
Cyclists weigh in on a lack of focus in developing infrastructure connections in Ottawa’s draft budget for 2022.
Rising gas prices, uncertain future for fossil fuels driving Canada’s trucking industry to electric alternatives
As fuel prices rise, Canada’s trucking industry is moving to electric vehicles to save costs.
OC Transpo users get free ride in December, frozen fares until LRT returns to full service
OC Transpo fares will hold steady until the LRT is back in full service. The break also includes free rides in December.
Greyhound Canada shutdown left students scrambling for reading week transportation
Greyhound, the coach bus company, pulled all routes last May because of COVID-19 losses, leaving some travellers, including students, stranded.