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.
Dangerous downtown cycling route to get major revamp
After much push, a dangerous downtown Ottawa cycling route has been given the green light for an upgrade to create a bike friendly multi-use pathway.
“The city needs to accommodate us”: Sidewalk snow an annual roadblock for people with mobility issues
Local residents and advocates in Ottawa are highlighting the lack of sidewalk maintenance on behalf of the city, specifically for snow removal.
Students, businesses bracing for O-Train closure in May
With the O-Train’s closure extended to more than two years, businesses and residents relying on the transit are left concerned.
City of Ottawa exploring purchase of two abandoned south-end railway lines
The City of Ottawa is exploring the purchase of CN Railway’s abandoned Beachburg and Walkley railway lines in the city’s south end for potential commuter transportation in the future. Negotiations are at an informal stage, said Vivi Chi, the city’s director of transportation planning, during a recent transportation committee meeting….
How Ottawa’s LRT stations are becoming magnets for development
Ottawa’s new LRT is set to spur large, community-changing developments at many of its stations, which could help change the city forever.
Para Transpo riders feel neglected as Ottawa tables 2020 city budget
Para Transpo riders are feeling neglected as the 2020 budget fails to address the core issues with the capital’s accessible transit system.
Skeptical Ottawa commuters want better answers and better transit from the city
The proposed 2020 budget for the city of Ottawa makes transit its priority as the system struggles. Commuters want to know how the money will be spent to better an unreliable operation.
Because of delays and other problems, LRT consortium has ‘failed’ residents, says city manager
Commuters of Ottawa will not find immediate respite to the frustrating issues they face as OC Transpo could not provide a “definite timeline” as to when the transport system will be reliable.
The future of the Prince of Wales Bridge will feature pedestrians, not rail
There is debate amongst Ottawa locals following Jim Watson’s announcement that the Prince of Wales Bridge will not be used as a rail link.