** UPDATE: ** The Citizen’s David Reevely tells OttawaStart that the machine on the t-shirt is in fact ** _ not _ ** technically a boring machine, but a roadheader. (Boring machines are perfectly round, like this one .) There’s a detailed Citizen article about the machine and the process involved to dig the tunnel. Anyhow, to sum up, this means that, in fact, ** OTTAWA IS _ NOT _ BORING! **
Anybody want to print up some t-shirts for me? It’s inspired by the nasty-looking machine that’s being used to dig a light rail tunnel deep underneath Ottawa . CBC’s Alistair Steele described it as ”Jules Verne meets Dr. Seuss meets an 8-year-old boy’s ultimate vehicle”. (At least one person compared it to something else .)
|Photo supplied by the City of Ottawa|
** See also: ** Ottawa Transit Guide
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