Human Scale documentary - January 29 at Bytown Cinema

Human Scale documentary: A free screening of a documentary by noted architect Jan Gehl is scheduled at the Bytowne Cinema, 325 Rideau from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.), Thursday, January 29, 2015. Following the documentary, a panel of four local experts will discuss Ottawa's planning opportunities and challenges. The screening is sponsored by the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre, OOECA and SLOE.

OOECA's goals for 2015

The community association has identified their proposed goals for 2015, as well as updating the progress of ongoing goals. They are available for viewing here. If you have any comments / suggestions, please send them to before February 6.

Update on Rideau River Pathways

The City of Ottawa has advised that the Rideau River pathways will remain open throughout January with the exception of some periods of flagging. At this time, they anticipate approximately 8 flagged closures of 5 to 10 minute duration for each pathway.

Safe Crossing at Colonel By Drive/Clegg, and Re-routing of OC Transpo Bus Routes During Roadwork

Below are two letters from the OOECA to the NCC regarding support for the new pedestrian signal at the intersection of Colonel By Drive and Clegg Street, as well as support for re-routing OC Transpo buses along Clegg Street and Colonel By Drive during the reconstruction of Main Street.

Echo Drive - Possible Safety Enhancements

At the OOECA annual general meeting on November 11, 2014, a question from the membership was raised of whether there could be safety improvements for users of Echo Drive. Several OOECA board members met with Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) board members and others to discuss this. For more details, read the summary of the discussion. Please contact if you have any thoughts or comments on this discussion.


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