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Safe Streets, Healthy Streets

As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads around the world, cities are struggling to find innovative ways to safeguard public health while providing residents with access to fresh air and exercise.

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Ecology Ottawa update re: COVID-19

With the rapid spread of COVID-19, we have entered a period of crisis for our city and the global community as a whole.

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Vision Zero nowhere in sight as city dithers with new Road Safety Action Plan

On Monday, November 25, Mayor Jim Watson and Coun. Stephen Blais launched the 2020-2024 Road Safety Action Plan.

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Hold the Line: A campaign to stop urban sprawl

As part of the creation of a new Official Plan, Ottawa City Council is debating whether to expand Ottawa’s urban boundary.

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Fighting climate change starts with how you get around

Welcome to Know CO2, a campaign by Ecology Ottawa which aims to raise awareness of the climate impact of our gas-powered vehicles.

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It’s time for Ottawa to adopt Vision Zero

Ottawa can choose a better way forward – one that eliminates severe injury and death from our streets.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Cap-and-trade withdrawal threatens to derail municipal climate progress across Ontario

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Cap-and-trade withdrawal threatens to derail municipal climate progress across Ontario

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Induced demand and its effects on transportation

    Say you get a deal on avocados. So instead of buying one or two avocados to put in a salad, you take six home assuming you will have ample for some other dish. You make the salad and…

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New Report: Municipal Climate Action Needs Provincial Support to Succeed

A new report card released by the Urban Climate Alliance (UCA) shows how municipal governments in Ottawa, Toronto, Oakville, Hamilton and Windsor are getting ready for climate change and the news isn’t good.

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Ottawa’s Winter Cycling Survival Guide

In Ottawa, only 2.4% of commuters bike to work and when temperatures fall below 0°C most people turn in their bike for a car or transit pass. Cycling to work may offer many advantages to cars and public transit- a…

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