With Wellington set to reopen to traffic, Ecology Ottawa touts car-free, cyclist-friendly vision

By Lauren Kierans, Capital Current, February 23, 2023

It’s been a year since the Freedom Convoy trucks rolled out of downtown Ottawa, but the main site of the occupation — a stretch of Wellington Street in front of the Parliament Buildings — has remained closed to traffic.

Opinions on what to do with the street — opening it to cars or keeping it closed — have been at the centre of discussion for months.

City Council voted Feb. 8 to re-open Wellington to vehicles, though the change won’t happen until sometime after March 1, and likely not until after April 1.

However, Ecology Ottawa and other critics are advocating for a different vision

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