Spring is finally arriving and it's time to get together to help make our city green and clean again! Residents are invited to Jules Morin park Saturday April 30th at 10am to help with the cleanup. Free BBQ for all those participating! More info below:
Streetfight: From Times Square to ByWard Market: NY's Urban Revolution comes to Ottawa
We are proud to partner with 30 organizations across Ottawa to co-sponsor the visit of Janette Sadik-Khan, former Transportation Commissioner of New York City and co-author of Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution. She will talk about how she re-imagined public spaces and helped transform the streets New York – one of the world's greatest, toughest cities – into dynamic spaces for pedestrians and cyclists. To help Ottawa accelerate the urban revolution for people-centred street design, Sadik-Khan will share tips on how to rethink, reinvigorate and redesign our city for safer, more livable streets. Her book Streetfight will be available for purchase and signing. Free, but RSVP required: ecoott.ca/urbanrevolution
Janette Sadik-Khan, co-auteure de Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution et ancienne Commissaire au Transport de la ville de New York sera à Ottawa le 27 avril pour parler de comment elle a réinventé les espaces publics et aidé à transformer les rues de New York (une des villes les plus grandes et compliquées du monde) en des espaces dynamiques pour les piétons et les cyclistes. RSVP: ecoott.ca/urbanrevolution
City officials presented 'A New direction for ByWard market' at the monthly LCA meeting April 11. For those of you who missed it here it is below in English and in French.