LRT OPEN HOUSES
Watch for a open house events in June and November for updates on plans to extend light rail transit west past Moodie Drive towards Kanata and Stittsville. Kanata North Councillor Marianne Wilkinson shared the news in a newsletter update: “An evaluation of alternative corridors and selection of a preferred corridor and station locations will be discussed… on the technically preferred plan, which will go to Transportation Committee and Council for approval in March 2018. Construction of this section cannot occur until after the LRT reaches Moodie in 2023 and a funding source is obtained.” Continue reading
(via Ottawa Paramedics)
Paramedics responded to a call for pedestrian struck by a snowplough that occurred in the parking lot of a commercial shopping area on Stittsville Main. The Ottawa Paramedic Service Communications Centre received the call just before 9:30am today Continue reading
The City of Ottawa’s Planning Department has issued a 6-page document on the Johnwoods road closure, including an apology for poor communication with residents on the issue.
Councillor Shad Qadri shared the document as part of his weekly newsletter, two days after a raucous and well-attended public meeting where residents took Qadri and planners to task for not being adequately consulted on the plan. Continue reading
UPDATE: Planning staff apologizes over Johnwoods consultation
What we had here was a failure to communicate.
I was one of about 100 people who showed up at a public meeting tonight at Johnny Leroux Arena to hear about the city’s plans to convert the north end of Johnwoods into a linear park and bike path. Continue reading
We’re used to roads being added to Stittsville, but it’s not very often that we see a proposal to subtract a street. That’s exactly what the City of Ottawa is proposing for the north part of Johnwoods Street, between Rosehill and Maple Grove. Continue reading