Aerial Photos of Landsdowne

Katrina Geary, with pilot Peter Rudin Brown, recently took some interesting aerial photos of Landsdowne park. Taken in October, they show the considerable scale and progress on Lansdowne reconstruction and its proximity to Old Ottawa East. Click on the image to see the full size photo.

Aerial photo of Landsdowne.

Partial Closure of Rideau River Multi-Use Pathway behind Ottawa U

A section of the Rideau River multi-use pathway behind the Ottawa U campus on Lees Avenue is closed until further notice due to light rail construction. View a map of the affected area and suggested detours.

Queen's Project on Animating the Rideau Canal

Urban planning students from Queen's University recently gave a presentation to city staff on development ideas for the Rideau Canal. The presentation included numerous innovative ideas for developing the canal throughout Ottawa East. The complete presentation is available here (Warning: attachment is 22MB).

Open House on Lees Avenue Reconstruction

Earlier this month, the City of Ottawa held an open house regarding the proposed reconstruction of Lees Avenue (from Main to Chestnut). View the map of the proposed redesign that was presented at the meeting. The proposed reconstruction involves the reconstruction of the street surface components, including a new roadway, cycling provisions, sidewalks, parking arrangement, and landscaping. The project includes the provision of an eastbound bike lane along the south curb line, and the elimination of on-street parking in that location.

Lansdowne Traffic & Parking Issues Presentation - December 9, 2013

Residents are invited to a presentation of the City of Ottawa's monitoring plan and report on the work of the Lansdowne Transportation Advisory Committee (LTAC).

Monday, 9 December, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
St. Giles Presbyterian Church, First Ave. and Bank St.

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