I am delighted to see a few Ottawa restaurants expanding out into parking spaces for the summer.
Back in the DownTownMoves planning studies days, this idea was ridiculed as being unsellable in Ottawa.
But eventually, the powers that be in Ottawa must have visited somewhere else. Anywhere else. Where there are restos on parking spaces. Or parks.
Here’s a nice little parkette in Montreal:
Simple. Useful. Cheap.
Maybe someday here.