Light rail

City staff gave councillors a quarterly update on Ottawa’s light-rail line late last week, shedding new light on the massive construction project. Here’s what we learned:
The city has released its report on the cause of the June 8 Rideau Street sinkhole, which blames the incident on sandy soil conditions rather than a faulty watermain.
The $3.6-billion second phase of Ottawa’s light rail transit is moving full steam ahead.
The second phase for Ottawa’s light rail transit has cleared another hurdle, with the NCC approving of the city’s construction plans on its lands in the west.