LRT

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:
For event planners considering where to hold their next conference, tourism officials in Ottawa have a simple message: Be here for Canada’s big year.
Ottawa in 2017 is an adventure. As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the capital is abuzz with activity, enthusiasm and visitors!
The crane was working at the eastern tunnel entry portal near the University of Ottawa lowering a cement mixer into the tunnel when it toppled over.
The City and its LRT contractor are defending the safety record of the Confederation Line, as the president of the city's labour council raises concerns the project is being rushed.
The $3.6-billion second phase of Ottawa’s light rail transit is moving full steam ahead.
Construction of the city’s light-rail line has crossed a major milestone after crews connected both ends of the 2.5-kilometre tunnel beneath downtown Ottawa, Mayor Jim Watson said Thursday morning.