How do you build a 10-minute neighbourhood?
Find out about my presentation at this week's International Making Cities Livable Conference
Ottawa Police Week Free BBQ
Overbrook Community Center - Thursday, May 17, 3:30 to 6:30 pm
Photos from Cityscapes
"Is Intensification a Dirty Word?" on May 9
Tobi Talks Newsletter - May 2018
Tobi vous jase - mai 2018
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 improve safety at St-Laurent/Donald

The intersection of Donald Street and St-Laurent Boulevard has been identified for improvements focused on creating a safer environment for all road users, particularly pedestrians and cyclists. Construction is now getting underway, which will transform the junction into a "protected intersection". 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

Safety improvements coming to St-Laurent/Donald intersection The intersection of Donald Street and St-Laurent Boulevard has been identified for improvements... More  |  Plus
Rideau-Rockcliffe Seasonal Traffic Calming 2018 Transportation safety and choice are a key priority for me and one of the topics I frequently hear... More  |  Plus
Riveting Rivers - A Jane's Walk on two wheels "Riveting Rivers - From transportation arteries to recreation eateries - the evolving role of our... More  |  Plus
First Friday - May 4 on Beechwood First FridaysThe first Friday of every month is a drop-in day in different locations throughout the... 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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