The CN Rail train bridge crosses Carling between Herzberg and Moodie. Carling is an 80 km/hr road with one lane in each direction. There are signs nearby that explain that drivers are not to pass cyclists, but those instructions are often ignored.
Overview map. The red flag shows the dangerous bridge underpass, and the green . . . → Read More: Carling at the train underpass
Going south, there is a bicycle lane on the right side of Bank St.
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The bicycle lane just ends, with no signage or warning.
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place a sign wherever there’s a lane that ends
continue the . . . → Read More: Bank and Ohio
Location of the intersection
The Ottawa River Pathway is a major artery for cyclists to commute between the west end and downtown. CTAP has shown that there are thousands of cyclists that use this route every day. It is among the busiest routes for cyclists in Ottawa.
Cyclists lined up, waiting for the light. Photo by . . . → Read More: Ottawa River Pathway and Booth
The city designates a cycling route along Beausoleil. Going north at St. Patrick, cars are not allowed onto St. Andrew, but there is a designated cycling entrance.
St. Andrew is an important east/west corridor for bicycles, particularly where it crosses King Edward.
First, the bicycle sign clearly shown in the Google Maps snapshot is missing. Maybe it . . . → Read More: Beausoleil and St. Patrick
Ogilvie and City Park
City Park Drive is a crescent that intersects Ogilvie twice; this article refers to the western intersection, which is at Bathgate. City Park surrounds retail stores.
The issue is going eastbound on Ogilvie. The curb on the eastern part of the intersection narrows the bike lane significantly, so bicycles are forced to merge . . . → Read More: Ogilvie and City Park
Difficult crossing of the NCC Ottawa River pathway where it meets up with the NCC Watts Creek pathway at Carling.
The NCC Watts Creek pathway crosses Carling to meet up with the NCC Ottawa River pathway, which heads downtown. In rush hour, both the bicycle pathways and Carling are very busy.
At the crossing, there is one . . . → Read More: Carling and Ottawa River pathway
Mackenzie King Bridge is used heavily by busses in rush hour. There are bicycle lanes in the centre of the street. Stewart St. is a designated bicycle route, and is one way for cars going west. For bicycles, there is a contra-flow lane allowing traffic both ways.
Note that the problems in this article deal going east . . . → Read More: Mackenzie King Bridge and Waller, eastbound
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Byron and Roosevelt. The blue line is the expected cycling route.
Byron’s an important east/west artery for cyclists. It is a residential street and has a bike lane that separates it from vehicular traffic.
Recently, the City of Ottawa started installing a signalled crossing.
It used to be that the shape of the intersection would allow . . . → Read More: Byron and Roosevelt
Monk is a north/south connector which is a designated bicycle route. It runs through a residential neighbourhood is quieter than riding on Bank St.
The surface is very poorly maintained and is unnavigable.
Repave . . . → Read More: Monk St.