Egan: Ottawa’s rebuilt streets are too dangerous
Ottawa Citizen

By Kelly Egan, Ottawa Citizen, November 30, 2016

There’s much to admire about the “complete street” concept adopted by the City of Ottawa.Wider, spiffy sidewalks, new high-end benches, semi-protected bicycle lanes, slower traffic, sculpted intersections. So, why do some hate the latest in urban thinking?

In the last little while, readers have reached out to complain about both Churchill Avenue and Main Street, each redone following “complete street” principles. Their reaction? Completely wrong.

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