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City of Ottawa and partners launch Stage 2 LRT funding request

Mayor Jim Watson, Council members, and representatives from Ottawa’s business, tourism and academic communities have united together to officially launch the City’s LRT Stage 2 funding request to the federal and provincial governments. ** ** The Stage 2 project will further reduce commute times by adding 19 new stations and 30 kilometres of rail to Ottawa’s O-Train system between 2018 and 2023. ...

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Feedback sought on Confederation Line West Extension to Baseline and Bayshore Stations

The City of Ottawa invites residents to provide feedback on the recommendations for the environmental assessment study for the Confederation Line West LRT Extension.  This is an opportunity to learn about and discuss the overall plan and recommendations for the extension of the Confederation Line from Tunney’s Pasture to Baseline and Bayshore Stations. ...

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Transit Service adjustments during Confederation Line construction – Transitway closure Hurdman to Blair

Councillor Stephen Blais, Chair of the Transit Commission, and John Manconi, OC Transpo General Manager, delivered a technical briefing today on the transit service adjustments required for the construction of the Confederation Line in the east end of the city. While many transit customers will not be affected by the construction, the City has invested $74 million in mitigation measures to minimize the impacts to those who will see a change to their commute in the east end of the city. ...

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Experience Ottawa’s new light rail vehicle at Aberdeen Pavilion

Ottawa residents now have the opportunity to get an up-close look at the future of Ottawa transit. A full-sized mock-up of the Alstom Citadis Spirit light rail vehicle, which will roll on the O-Train Confederation Line and will serve as the backbone of Ottawa’s new light rail transit system, is on display at the Aberdeen Pavilion at the new Lansdowne Park. ...