That reminded me of an article from February 3, 1960 in the Ottawa Citizen: Stittsville Goes Zoom. I came across it recently when I was doing some research on a related topic. It’s a fascinating look back at how the community struggled with many of the same issues we continue to deal with today. Continue reading →
Remember that scene in Back to the Future, when Doc says to Marty: “Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads.”
The opposite is true for Future Stittsville. Our village is expanding from about 30,000 today to over 70,000 in 2031, and the rapid growth here and in areas south like Richmond is already putting a strain on road infrastructure. Continue reading →
Stittsville has one of the fastest-growing populations in all of Ottawa. Here’s a chart showing growth from 2001 to 2031. The data is based on census numbers (2001-2011) and City of Ottawa projections published in 2014. Just imagine what traffic will be like down Stittsville Main in a couple decades.