Active Transportation projects planned for implementation in 2023-2024
Ahearn Avenue Sidewalk (Ward 7)
A new sidewalk on Ahearn Avenue from Scrivens Street to Farrow Street at Britannia Park. Also connects to Dr. F.J. McDonald Catholic School.
Limits: Ahearn Ave from Scrivens St to Farrow St
Length: 490 m
Project Key: OPP2013 P2
Link: Ahearn Avenue Sidewalk
Dovercourt Avenue Bike Lanes (Wards 7 and 15)
Dovercourt Avenue is part of a neighbourhood bikeway route within the Ottawa Cycling Plan which will eventually extend from the existing pathway along Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway in the west to Island Park Drive in the east. This project connects the Churchill Cycle Track to the Sherbourne Bike Lanes as part of the overall cycling network.
Limits: Dovercourt Ave between Churchill Ave and Sherbourne Rd
Length: 1.6 km
Link: Dovercourt Avenue sidewalk and bike lanes implementation
Rideau River Bridge Crossing at Carleton University (Wards 16 and 17)
New active transportation bridge over the Rideau River, south of the O-Train Trillium line bridge. The new bridge provides a cycling and walking connection from the NCC’s Rideau River Eastern Pathway to the Carleton University Campus and pathways in the vicinity of Hartwell Locks.
Length: 100 m
Halton Terrace Sidewalk (Ward 4)
The sidewalk will provide greater walkability in this residential area facilitating access to Julie Payette Public Elementary School and Jack Donohue Public School as well as parks nearby including Klondike Road Park, W.C. Bowes Park and Morgan’s Grant Woods Park. The new sidewalk will also improve accessibility to the bus stop located on Halton Terrace 30 m east of Brady Avenue as well as the multi-use pathway connecting Halton Terrace to Beamish Cres.
Length: 435 m
Limits: Halton Terrace from Newcastle Avenue to Flamborough Way
Project Key: OPP2013 P1
Link: Halton Terrace sidewalk and traffic calming
Frank Bender-Belcourt Cycling Connection (Ward 2)
Signal improvements and minor construction works to facilitate cycling from Frank Bender to Belcourt across Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard.
Length: 100 m
Montreal Road bike track (North River Rd to Montgomery) (Ward 12)
This project adds an eastbound bike track on the south side of Montreal Rd.
Limits: eastbound from North River Rd to Montgomery
Length: 75 m
Connaught Avenue Sidewalk (Ward 7)
A new sidewalk on Connaught Avenue, between Carling Avenue and a new multi-use pathway leading to the Queensview LRT Station (north of Roman Avenue), as part of the Pedestrian Facilities Program.
Project Key: OPP2013 P2
Length: 1.06 km
Link: Connaught Avenue Pedestrian Facility
Mackenzie Avenue Ramp Cycle Track (Ward 12)
A two-way protected cycle track from Mackenzie Avenue to Daly Avenue, providing increased protection for SB cyclists and a new northbound facility to connect the NCC Rideau Canal Eastern Pathway to Mackenzie Avenue bike tracks. Also enables east-bound cyclists on Wellington to turn north onto Mackenzie Avenue using a protected signal phase.
Length: 250 m
Link: Mackenzie Avenue to Rideau Canal Eastern Pathway- Upgrade of Cycling Link
Parkway Drive, Fellows Road, Westbury Road Sidewalk
The sidewalk will provide greater walkability in this residential area facilitating access to Terre-des-Jeunes Catholic Elementary School, the Iris Transitway/LRT Station and the pedestrian pathways within the neighbourhood including the Pinecrest Creek Pathway.
Limits: East side of Parkway Drive from Iris Street to Drury Lane; the north side of Drury Lane / east side of Fellows Road from Parkway Drive to Westbury Road; the north side of Westbury Road from Highgate Road to the end of the cul-de-sac
Length: 725 m
Link: Parkway Drive, Fellows Road, Westbury Road Proposed Sidewalk
Scott Street Protected Bike Lane and MUP Conversion – Phase 2 (Ward 15)
Active transportation enhancements on Scott Street from Holland Avenue to Bayview Station Road. Includes additional curb protection for the eastbound bike lane, and conversion of the existing multi-use pathway (MUP) to westbound cycling only with separate designated space for pedestrians. In addition, the project includes a contraflow bike lane on Carruthers Avenue from Ladouceur Street to Scott Street.
Limits: Scott Street from Holland Avenue to Bayview Station Road
Length: 1.0 km
Link: Scott Street Protected Bike Lane and MUP Conversion
Scott Street Protected Intersections – Parkdale Avenue to Bayview Station Road (Ward 15)
Protected intersections along Scott Street at Parkdale Avenue, Carruthers Avenue and Bayview Station Road which include upgrades to pedestrian and cycling facilities.
Link: Scott Street Protected Intersections – Parkdale Avenue to Bayview Station Road