Payment, enforcement issues linger as OC Transpo requires face masks, resumes front-door boarding
Face masks will be mandatory on OC Transpo as of June 15, amid spiralling deficits for the transit service. But some are concerned about the practicality and accessibility for lower income riders of mandating face masks.
Hold-the-Line campaign pushes to stop Ottawa’s urban expansion
Since 1980 Ottawa farmer John Vandenberg has been growing and selling produce — onions, berries, garlic and more at Rideau Pines Farm in North Gower. He supplies 25 local restaurants and households in developing suburbs nearby. But for more than 40 years, Vanderburg has watched local farm land, which he…
Six months after LRT launches, Ottawa rolling out solutions to noise complaints
Ottawa installing noise dampeners along the LRT trenches after complaints from residents.
Study underlines that air pollution a leading cause of premature death worldwide
While Ottawa air quality is considered low risk, a new study shows that long term exposure to air pollution is a major health threat worldwide.
VIA Rail resuming services as Belleville blockade lifted
VIA Rail is expected to fully resume services on Saturday, including out of Union Station in Toronto.[Photo © Justine Ricketts]
Trees get the chop as construction of Stage 2 of LRT proceeds through Carleton campus
Some Ottawa residents are upset about trees are being cut down in preparation for construction of Stage 2 of LRT. Will the LRT do its part in reducing greenhouses gases in Ottawa?
Ecology Ottawa urges better access to Blair Station
Ecology Ottawa held a public meeting in the community of Pineview to discuss their recommendations for improving access to Blair Station.
Dissatisfied Para Transpo riders demand changes to the system
Para Transpo riders are angry over the lack of response from the city to their demands for a more efficient service.
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.
Prince of Wales Bridge back on track as future rail link
The Prince of Wales Bridge was recently rejected as a potential commuter rail link between Ottawa and Gatineau in the immediate future, Now, city staff say it could still become part of Ottawa’s long-term light-rail network.