The Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Area (DRBIA) focuses on priorities voiced by our members: programs and services in the areas of advocacy, accessibility, cleanliness, beautification, business support, marketing and mobility. We represent our members’ shared goals, drive creative solutions forward and take meaningful action to constantly improve the downtown Vancouver experience.

Click the tabs to your left to see some of our projects.

Advertise with us!  >

The Downtown Rideau B.I.A. gives you myriad opportunities for exposure. Read more about how we can help advertise your business!

Promotions  >

The Downtown Rideau and ByWard Market districts in Ottawa never slows down. Shopping, dining, nightlife, arts, theatre and entertainment – it happens here! Check out our ongoing promotions.

Parking  >

There are over 7, 000 spaces available for your convenience in Downtown Rideau. Visit our list of parking locations.

Public Art  >

Several times a year, the Downtown Rideau B.I.A. invites interest from the visual arts community to permit reproduction of their work for exhibit at The Underpass urban outdoor performance.

Safety  >

Safety in Downtown Rideau Safety Programs compliment maintenance services. Both are essential elements to providing a superior ‘quality of life’ experience in Downtown Rideau.

Maintenance  >

Downtown Rideau has high traffic volumes of over 250,000 employees, residents, tourists and shoppers visiting the area each day. To ensure it maintains an impeccable appearance, the Downtown Rideau B.I.A.

Downtown Rideau Street Detail  >

The Downtown Rideau Street Detail is an integral part of creating a welcoming experience in Ottawa’s Arts, Fashion & Theatre District. Providing “enhanced” services, Downtown Detail is on-street public space maintenance.

Downtown Rideau Street Ambassadors  >

The Downtown Rideau Street Ambassadors are an integral part of providing a welcoming experience in Ottawa’s Arts, Fashion & Theatre District. Trained in public relations and knowledgeable about Downtown Rideau businesses.