In The News

Update on Booth Street Bridge – December 2016

The Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict is continuing to work alongside Citizens for Safe Cycling and the Environment Committee of the City of Ottawa on a new design for the Booth Street Bridge. On December 13, 2016 we had another excellent opportunity to provide comments to City of Ottawa staf
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Active Transit Groups Review Stage 2 LRT

This week the Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict had the chance to work with the City of Ottawa in a small group setting to review the stations proposed for Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT). Working alongside with Citizens for Safe Cycling, Ecology Ottawa and the Healthy Transportation Coaliti
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Electric Vehicle Day Ottawa 2016

EV Day 2016 in the News EV Day Ottawa filled Sparks Street with excitement, electric cars and visitors for its third annual installation. The day was a success due to the help and involvement of volunteers, EV owners, organizations and the OCED team. Our event partner, Plug’n Dr
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Cycling Safety Demanded During Booth Street Bridge Construction

“The first step to safe streets is really wanting them” -Reevely The safety of cycling infrastructure in Ottawa was pushed to the front of the agenda in early September after a bike accident death. A rally was held by Councillor Catherine McKenney at Ottawa City Hall where
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OCED Awarded City of Ottawa Cycling Award

Cycle In Receives Recognition The Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict and Paul Clarke of Citizens for Safe Cycling were both awarded the 2015 Bruce Timmermans Cycling Award. The awards are given by the City of Ottawa’s transportation committee to recognize outstanding commitment to Ottawa
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Globe and Mail – Green Policies

Have Your Say! Environmentally focused policies are important avenues to create change and political leaders are implementing various green policies across the globe. In this Globe and Mail article, experts from an array of disciplines are asked what changes they would enact. OCEDR
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Coun. Cloutier interviewed by Radio Canada for Cycle In outside Ottawa City Hall

Cycle In Report in the news

Our recent Cycle In Report has gained lots of media attention. Check out these articles: Ottawa Sun Ottawa Citizen 1310 News Canadian Cycling Magazine More: Hear the CBC interview about the report.
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CBC Ottawa – Cycle In Report Interview

The news of our Cycle In report was shared by CBC Ottawa with an interview at the intersection of Beechwood and MacKay – one of the “pinch points” identified by volunteer riders. The report also includes best cycling stretches to get downtown and how we can connect s
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Ottawa Electric Vehicle (EV) Day

Today the EcoDistrict hosted Ottawa EV Day 2015 on Sparks Street with Plug n Drive to promote the benefits of driving electric and offer electric vehicle test-drives. An estimated 4,000 individuals were reached in our effort to boost electric vehicle awareness throughout our downtown
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