O’Connor bikeway learns from Laurier’s mistakes

dsc-0017ed-jpg-size-xxlarge-promoOttawa’s newest segregated bike lane is already miles ahead of its predecessor, one councillor says.

Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney said the track incorporates many lessons earned from the earlier Laurier bike lane project.

“It’s very well marked, we’ve got these flex posts all the way down,” McKenney said. “If you’re a driver, you know there’s a bike lane there all the time. It’s not a surprise.”


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Where will the new Central Library land?

img_4344-inside-the-current-opl-main-branch-books-and-cds-still-very-popular-1024x768Somerset Ward councillor and Ottawa Public Library board member Catherine McKenney tabled a motion to reveal the short list of potential new Central Library locations at the trustees’ October 11 meeting.

“The public has a right to see which sites are on the list, and how the selection criteria that were developed during the consultations have been applied,” McKenney said.

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