Getting around: NCC extends pilot project closing stretch of Queen Elizabeth Driveway to May 10

By Megan Gillis, Ottawa Citizen, April 27, 2020

The National Capital Commission is extending its pilot project closing a stretch of Queen Elizabeth Driveway for another two weeks and is asking for public feedback on the COVID-19-era initiative.

Queen Elizabeth Driveway remains closed to motor vehicle traffic between Laurier Avenue and Fifth Avenue from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily until May 10 “to offer residents who live in denser urban areas the ability to get outdoors and enjoy their neighbourhoods while practising safe physical distancing,” the NCC said Monday.

(...)The commission said that only local residents living in adjacent neighbourhoods should access the roadway and it should be used in a fashion similar to the NCC’s multi-use pathways, with the yellow traffic line separating northbound and southbound travel.

Those who’ve used the QED are asked to please take the survey.

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