Bank Street Active Transportation and Transit Priority Feasibility Study

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Map showing limits of project along Bank Street -  from the Rideau Canal in the south to Highway 417 in the north

The City of Ottawa has initiated the Bank Street Active Transportation and Transit Priority Feasibility Study, between Highway 417 and the Rideau Canal.

The Official Plan designates Bank Street as a Mainstreet and Transit Priority Corridor, an Arterial Road and a Design Priority Area.

The study will:

  • Examine options to improve transit service efficiency and reliability along the corridor;
  • Investigate opportunities to improve the travel environment for active transportation modes;
  • Undertake an assessment of impacts and trade-offs;
  • Identify a potential pilot project for early implementation;
  • Identify costs for potential implementation; and
  • Consult with the general public and stakeholders.


Online Public Open House, June 12 2024 6:30pm

Residents are invited to take part in an Online Public Open House on June 12, 2024 at 6:30 pm focusing on existing conditions, shortlisted options and evaluation considerations. This is an opportunity to learn more about the study and take part in a question-and-answer session. Those interested in attending can use this link to register.

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pd-2grD4qGdLRCNwnJvL11MTiyIrTM99m


The City of Ottawa has initiated the Bank Street Active Transportation and Transit Priority Feasibility Study, between Highway 417 and the Rideau Canal.

The Official Plan designates Bank Street as a Mainstreet and Transit Priority Corridor, an Arterial Road and a Design Priority Area.

The study will:

  • Examine options to improve transit service efficiency and reliability along the corridor;
  • Investigate opportunities to improve the travel environment for active transportation modes;
  • Undertake an assessment of impacts and trade-offs;
  • Identify a potential pilot project for early implementation;
  • Identify costs for potential implementation; and
  • Consult with the general public and stakeholders.


Online Public Open House, June 12 2024 6:30pm

Residents are invited to take part in an Online Public Open House on June 12, 2024 at 6:30 pm focusing on existing conditions, shortlisted options and evaluation considerations. This is an opportunity to learn more about the study and take part in a question-and-answer session. Those interested in attending can use this link to register.

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pd-2grD4qGdLRCNwnJvL11MTiyIrTM99m


  • The City of Ottawa has initiated an active transportation and transit priority feasibility study for Bank Street between Highway 417 and the Rideau Canal.   The objective of this study is to evaluate options to improve conditions for transit, walking and cycling. However, the space along Bank Street is limited, and trade-offs will be necessary. The purpose of this survey is to obtain your feedback on the potential options for Bank Street. 


    Please provide your response by July 31, 2024.


    This survey is anonymous, and your participation is voluntary. The City of Ottawa is committed to upholding the standards of privacy established within the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 

    The City of Ottawa is committed to accessibility. If you are having any difficulty accessing or completing this survey, contact lise.guevremont@ottawa.ca.

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