Group highlights speeds are too fast, crosswalk needed
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Members of Ottawa ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) protested Monday afternoon at the intersection of St. Laurent Boulevard and Karen Way, calling for a crosswalk to be built in the area that houses a church, daycare, convenience store and other businesses.
ACORN members gathered on the corner of St. Laurent Boulevard and Karen Way on Monday afternoon chanting “Easy on the Speed” to slow traffic in advance of the 2015 reconstruction to reduce the number of lanes on St. Laurent, which will slow the pace of reckless traffic permanently.
Ottawa ACORN is working with the Healthy Transportation Coalition to push for better transit.
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While hosting debates and assessing councillors' performances through report cards have been mainstays of interest group involvement in past elections, some candidates said the 2014 election has seen a huge increase in the number of surveys and direct policy questions.
Ottawa ACORN members are getting out the vote for Monday, Oct. 27.