Traffic Committee

Speed limits in the Glebe

There have recently been some communications from the city bout traffic speeds in the Glebe which may have led residents to believe that the GCA was arbitrarily determining speed limits for various streets. This is not the case.   In fact, Ottawa City Council approved an overall speed reduction to 40 km for the entire Glebe-Dow’s [...]

2018-08-27T23:23:38+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Advocacy, Board, News, Traffic Committee|Comments Off on Speed limits in the Glebe

Your guide to getting around town during the NHL100 Classic

Ottawa – There is a lot of hockey excitement going on in Ottawa on Saturday, December 16 and the City of Ottawa wants to make sure you arrive at your destination safely and on time. If you are going to the Scotiabank NHL100 Classic, plan ahead for long security screening lines, arrive early and expect traffic delays. [...]

2017-12-11T19:32:31+00:00 December 11th, 2017|News, Traffic Committee|Comments Off on Your guide to getting around town during the NHL100 Classic

Grey Cup – local street impacts

FYI Below: Alleyway access for residents of Clarey Ave., Rupert St., Howick Pl. and Regent St. during Bank St. closure due to Grey Cup. ByLaw Officers will be stationed in the area during closure from 2:00pm to approx.: 11:59pm on Sunday. All alleyways in yellow are city owned, and therefore we will be enforcing “no [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|News, Traffic Committee|0 Comments

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 [...]

2017-09-06T16:39:40+00:00 September 6th, 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: http://ncc-ccn.cmail20.com/t/r-e-sdhhkc-jykkkdidf-r/

2016-07-24T23:24:34+00:00 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, [...]

2016-07-25T00:20:40+00:00 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

2016-07-25T00:21:27+00:00 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 (http://ecologyottawa.ca) 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 [...]

2016-04-18T15:10:51+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Traffic Committee|0 Comments