While loop and tram schemes gain traction, Watson says expanding and finishing LRT remains Ottawa’s top transit priority
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has said that an interprovincial transit link between Ottawa and Gatineau is not a priority. Ottawa-based group Supporters of the Loop believe now is an opportune time to examine the many benefits of a rail link in the National Capital Region.
As COVID-19 drags on, traffic collisions are way down but dangerous driving may be up
Business closures and working from home during COVID-19 has reduced traffic across Ontario. How is this impacting road safety for Canadians?
Part of Bank Street closes to vehicles to boost business, ensure social distancing
A section of Bank Street will join the growing list of Ottawa streets opting to close to motor vehicles to ensure safer social distancing this summer.
Gas prices in Ottawa at historic lows but expert warns it likely won’t last
Gas prices in Ottawa are at their lowest in more than a decade but it won’t help much for those who aren’t driving because of the pandemic.
Investing in Vanier: Montreal Road gets a $50 million makeover
Construction continues on Montreal Road as hydro lines are buried. The road is now being prepared for a new sewage and water main system.
Ottawa’s pedestrian safety needs to be more ambitious, say critics
City council recently approved a five-year Road Safety Action Plan. Ottawa pedestrians can look forward to new safeguards.
Town hall critics rail against Ottawa’s troubled transit system
Concerned citizens criticized the City of Ottawa’s transit system at a recent town hall meeting.