Mar 202017

The City of Ottawa’s current Transportation Master Plan (TMP) was approved in 2013, based on 2006 census information, 2011 traffic data, background reports and public consultation. It contains targets and strategies regarding walking, cycling, transit and vehicles for 2031. The City originally intended to update the TMP for 2018, but now does not expect to […]

FCA-Urban Forest Management Plan – Feedback & Submission to the City of Ottawa

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Mar 102017

Below is the Federation of Citizens’ Associations’ Comments regarding the proposed Urban Forest Management Plan. http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/FCAreUFMP161130.pdf Ontario’s provincial policy statement of 2014 under the Planning Act can be found here: http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/AssetFactory.aspx?did=10463 Also a power point outlining some of the main points relating to Urban Forests and the health of cities from an FCA power point presentation […]

Ottawa greenspaces – FCA Monthly Survey

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Mar 102017

This month our FCA survey is focusing on how CAs manage greenspace around the city. Ottawa’s many beautiful natural areas are used by its residents all year round. How important is your greenspace in your neighbourhood? Take this 3 minute survey to chime in : https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZQTL962

Transportation Presentation available

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Feb 212017

The presentation on the Transportation Master Plan delivered at the FCA-FAC General Meeting of 15 Feb. 2017 is now available as a pdf file at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/1702TMP.pdf


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Apr 042016

Janette Sadik-Khan, co-author of Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution and former Transportation Commissioner for New York City, will be in Ottawa on Wednesday April 27 to talk about how she re-imagined public spaces and helped transform the streets New York – one of the world’s greatest, toughest cities – into dynamic spaces for pedestrians […]

Mar 072016

To all FCA Planning and Zoning Committee Representatives: Here are updates and notes for you to circulate to your Community Association Representatives, following our General Meeting held on March 3, 2016. These updates are intended to keep everyone informed of Planning and Zoning issues and our work with City of Ottawa consultation. Best regards, Sheila […]