#news #transportation

We're stuck with a slowpoke train for a while

From the Ottawa Citizen, regarding Line 1’s speed reductions, which are getting to be a bad joke at this point: The restrictions will stay in place until the troublesome axle and wheel assemblies on the LRT’s Alstom Citadis trains are redesigned and replaced, and approval of that redesign isn’t expected until late 2024, according to a report to be presented to the City of Ottawa’s transit commission this week. ...

#news #museums

Museum of History obtains Canada's Sports Hall of Fame collection

(Via Canadian Museum of History) The Canadian Museum of History is delighted to announce the acquisition of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame collection, marking a pivotal milestone in preserving and showcasing Canada’s vibrant sports history. This historically significant collection, now referred to as the Order of Sport Collection, has been physically transferred to the Canadian Museum of History and currently stewarded by the Museum. ...

#news #ncc #summer

Renewed NCC River House reopens, now universally accessible year-round

Photo: The new public dock with enclosed swimming area at the NCC River House (Via National Capital Commission) Add a new destination to your Ottawa summer bucket list: The National Capital Commission has re-opened the historic River House (previously known as the National Capital River Pavilion and the Ottawa River Boathouse), now with improved accessibility and some new amenities for the public to enjoy. ...