Tobi Talks Newsletter - June 2018
Tobi vous jase - juin 2018
How do you build a 10-minute neighbourhood?
Find out about my presentation at this week's International Making Cities Livable Conference
Rideau-Rockcliffe Seasonal Traffic Calming 2018
Check our map to see new locations and view what we've already accomplished
Construction to close a section of Beechwood July 16-29
Access between Putman and Beechwood will also be closed June 4-17
Here's why plastic bags shouldn't be in the green bin
Read my Ottawa Citizen op-ed
Tobi at Overbrook Day
My key priorities
Mes priorités principales

Construction to close a section of Beechwood July 16-29

Beechwood Avenue will be closed from Charlevoix Street to St. Charles Street from July 16 to 29 due to construction to relocate a gas main. This is being done in preparation for necessary sewer work in the same location in 2019. Local access for vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians will be maintained. As part of related gas main work, there will also be impacts at Putman Avenue, which will be closed at Beechwood Avenue from June 4 to 17. Read more>>

Ending tax incentives for parking lots

My motion to have City Staff review Ottawa’s commercial property class tax rates was unanimously passed at City Council on April 11. The parking lot and vacant land tax rate is the lowest of all commercial tax rates, meaning a small business owner pays a higher tax ratio than the owner of an empty parking. At a time when our City wants to invigorate our main streets, encourage small business and intensify within the urban boundary, this tax disparity incentivizes the opposite – empty lots and surface parking. Read more >>

News and Events | Nouvelles et événements

First Friday - June 1 at the Adàwe Crossing Drop-in Friday, June 1 between 3:30 and 5 p.m. on the east side of the Adàwe Crossing.
Race Weekend Road Closures May 27 Residents should be aware that the Ottawa Marathon will be coming through Rideau-Rockcliffe on... More  |  Plus
Shaping the Four Corners - Façonner les quatre coins Join me on Saturday, June 2 and participate in this year’s 100in1Day in Ottawa! 100in1Day is a... More  |  Plus
Construction to close a section of Beechwood July 16-29 A portion of Beechwood Avenue will be closed to traffic for a period of two weeks this summer due... More  |  Plus
CFRA >> What is a 10-minute neighbourhood?
CFRA Radio host Evan Solomon spoke to me about my presentation at the International Making Cities... More  |  Plus
CBC >> How do you build a 10-minute neighbourhood? Ask this week's livable cities conference
By Matthew Kupfer, CBC OttawaOttawa is playing host this week to a major international urban... More  |  Plus
RRCRC Fundraising Lunch
Come support the Rideau Rockcliffe Community Resource center at its annual fundraising lunch at Gil-O-Julien Park, 201 Donald St., from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on... More  |  Plus
Provincial Election all-candidates meeting
The Ottawa-Vanier All-Candidates Meeting for the provincial election will take place May 29, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Queen Juliana Hall, Rockcliffe Park Public School... More  |  Plus

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