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Living in Ottawa

Ottawa is the 8th most walkable large city in Canada with 883,391 residents.

Ottawa has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Ottawa neighborhoods are Somerset, Rideau-vanier and Kitchissippi.

Nearby Apartments

45 Walk Score of Ottawa, CA-ON

Ottawa is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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St. Gabriel School

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Quickie

Most errands require a car in Ottawa.

Ottawa is the 8th most walkable large city in Canada with a Walk Score of 45.

Ottawa Apartments for Rent

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Ottawa Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Somerset 90 90 90 34,996
2 Rideau-vanier 80 77 85 40,779
3 Kitchissippi 74 72 88 38,135
4 Capital 65 71 87 34,314
5 Rideau-rockcliffe 60 56 77 37,417
6 Bay 59 63 74 43,989
7 Alta Vista 49 58 69 44,266
8 College 49 56 65 51,726
9 Beacon Hill-cyrville 47 57 62 33,139
10 River 43 53 66 46,336
11 Kanata South 42 42 61 42,375
12 Barrhaven 41 44 67 45,651
13 Knoxdale-merivale 40 47 63 38,855
14 Gloucester-southgate 39 46 65 47,122
15 Orleans 39 49 55 47,260
16 Kanata North 37 39 63 33,729
17 Innes 35 45 48 38,581
18 Stittsville 34 37 50 25,610
19 Gloucester-south Nepean 29 41 54 40,483
20 Cumberland 27 34 51 43,406
21 Rideau-goulbourn 11 10 29 26,243
22 Osgoode 8 3 30 24,990
23 West Carleton-march 3 2 26 23,808

Eating & Drinking

There are about 89 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Ottawa.

People in Ottawa can walk to an average of 0.0 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Thi Fusion Lounge and Bar Restaurant

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Kanata Family Diner

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50 Transit Score of Ottawa, CA-ON

Ottawa has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Ottawa apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Ottawa has good public transportation and about 179 bus and 1 light rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Ottawa on public transit.

64 Bike Score of Ottawa, CA-ON

Ottawa is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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All Saints High School

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The Gladstone

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1712 Gage Crescent - For Rent - $1350+ per month

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Kristy's Restaurants Inc

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Quickie

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All Saints High School

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48 Percy St

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1309 Parc Du Village St

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Preston Hardware

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Francois Dupuis Recreation Centre

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