Traffic Committee

First Transportation Committee Meeting – Tuesday September 19 at 7:00 p.m.

The Transportation Committee will be holding its kickoff meeting on September 19 at 7 p.m. at the Glebe Community Centre. We'll be discussing our priorities and directions for the upcoming year. Old members and new members are welcome and encouraged to attend. If you have any questions about the committee, you can reach us at [...]

September 6th, 2017|News, Traffic Committee, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Capital Spokes Bike Rally June 11 – Glebe Ride Starts at Glendale Park at 9:15 a.m.!

Cyclists of all shapes and sizes are invited to join us on June 11 for the first annual Capital Spokes Bike Rodeo.  The Rodeo itself is being put on by Old Ottawa South and will take place in Windsor Park from 10 a.m. to noon.  There will be obstacle courses, fire trucks and fun giveaways [...]

June 5th, 2017|News, Traffic Committee, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NCC Seeking Public Input on Pedestrian Crossing of QED at Queen Elizabeth Place

The NCC is seeking comments on its proposed design for a new pedestrian crossing of the QED at Queen Elizabeth Place.  The comment period is open until June 26 and can be accessed through the following link:

June 13th, 2016|Traffic Committee|Comments Off on NCC Seeking Public Input on Pedestrian Crossing of QED at Queen Elizabeth Place

Speeding concerns on Third Avenue

On May 26, Councillor Chernushenko's office provided an update with respect to a resident's complaint of speeding vehicles on Third Avenue.  In response to the complaint, City staff installed Automatic Traffic Records on Third to measure vehicle speeds between Bank and O'Connor. The device was installed for a 48 hour period on May 10 - May 11, [...]

May 27th, 2016|Traffic Committee|Comments Off on Speeding concerns on Third Avenue

GCA supports additional tools to help the City keep streets safer.

Traffic speeds on local and residential streets, and near schools and playgrounds, are a primary and ongoing concern for residents of the Glebe.   Read the remainder of our letter to Mayor Watson, Transportation Committee Chair Keith Egli and Capital Ward Councillor David Chernushenko here:  GCA Letter_Transportation Committee_safe streets

May 4th, 2016|Advocacy, News, Traffic Committee|Comments Off on GCA supports additional tools to help the City keep streets safer.

GCA and Ecology Ottawa Release Bronson Reconstruction Recommendations

After a year of street audits and public consultations, including an online survey with input from over 125 residents, the Glebe Community Association in partnership with Ecology Ottawa ( have released a report identifying issues and recommendations to be considered when Bronson Avenue (from the Canal to the Queensway) is reconstructed in 2018. The report [...]

April 12th, 2016|Traffic Committee|0 Comments

The GCA Issues Report on the Glebe Community’s Experience during the Second Year of the New Lansdowne

In February, 2016 the Glebe Community Association's traffic committee adopted the following report containing observations of traffic issues associated with activities with Lansdowne during 2015, including the results from the residents survey conducted by the GCA and the Old Ottawa South Community Association in October 2015. It also takes into account the results of traffic [...]

February 24th, 2016|Traffic Committee|0 Comments

The GCA and OSCA Release Lansdowne Impact Survey Results

In October, 2015 Glebe Community and the Old Ottawa South Community Associations conducted a residents survey to gauge the impact of the Lansdowne redevelopment, particularly from a traffic and transportation perspective, now that the new Lansdowne has been fully operational for several months. Over 1000 households responded to the survey, including respondents from 87% of [...]

February 23rd, 2016|Traffic Committee|0 Comments

City of Ottawa Releases Traffic and Parking Monitoring Data for Lansdowne

In October, 2015 the City of Ottawa undertook traffic and parking monitoring on Bank Street and adjoining streets as part of its commitment to an “effective and sustained monitoring program” made when City Council approved the Lansdowne redevelopment project in 2012. The day-to-day (i.e. when no major event is taking place at Lansdowne such as a [...]

November 24th, 2015|Traffic Committee|0 Comments

Glebe Garage Construction Update (June 26, 2015)

The bell cable serving the businesses directly east of the site will be relocated on June 26 at 2pm. Bell/Expertech will access the line on the pole in the delivery lane behind these businesses and we have been promised the work will proceed with no interruption to the phone service The catch basin installation on [...]

June 26th, 2015|Traffic Committee|0 Comments