Bus diversions to Scott Street - Public Meeting
Tuesday June 18, 7-8:30, Hintonburg Community Centre
construction of the new Light Rail Transit, buses currently using the
Transitway between the west end and downtown will be diverted onto
Scott Street. The HCA is holding a public meeting to provide the
information it has to date, and to discuss ideas for mitigating the
impact. Up to 300 buses per hour could be diverted to Scott for the six
hours of peak service each week day, and construction will last two
years. Please join us for this important discussion.
Scott Street Community Design Plan Open House and Workshop
Wednesday June 26, 6-9 pm
large planning exercise is underway to determine the future of Scott
Street and, parts of Parkdale Avenue and Holland Avenue stretching from
Hintonburg/Mechanicsville to Champlain Park. The City and its
contractor Urban Strategies are hosting a hands-on workshop and
presentation to get feedback on development in the area, including how
high buildings should be and how to improve area amenities like
greenspace, parks and more. The HCA understands the evening will begin
with a presentation, followed by breakout sessions during which people
can brainstorm ideas with staff and consultants, and then a wrap-up
presentation. Please join us for this important step in designing Scott
Street for the years to come. Read more about the Scott Street
Community Design Plan here: http://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/public-consultations/scott-street-community-design-plan.
Meeting of the Near West Study Area School Communities
Thursday June 20, 7-9 pm
public is invited to attend a meeting of the Near West Working Group to
be held on June 20 from 7-9 in the auditorium at Nepean High School
(574 Broadview Avenue). The working group is made up of area parents
and community association representatives. It has been meeting for the
past few months to develop a solution to crowding pressures at
Devonshire Public School and Elmdale Public School. The solution could
result in changes at other schools in the study area. There will be a
brief presentation at the beginning of the meeting followed by an
opportunity for the public to ask questions. A live video stream of the
presentation will be available through the OCDSB web site. The working
group is looking for feedback on possible options to help develop final
recommendations for the school board. more info is available at
ocdsb.ca/sch/as/Pages/NearWest.aspx. Click here to read the flier.
14 July 2013 at Parkdale Park
Ottawa's funkiest 5k returns for its seventh
year. Registration will open soon on the race site here.
We're always in need of volunteers to supervise the closed
intersections. Do you have time to spare on July 14 from 8:30 - 10 am?
Intersection supervision is easy and gives you a prime cheering spot.
Contact us if you can help.
you to the HCA's community partners:
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