John Manconi

As Ottawa transit riders gear up for their inaugural trips on the city’s long-awaited light-rail system this weekend, OBJ is taking score of who is winning and losing as the trains take on passengers…
After four missed deadlines and more than six years of work, city staff and an independent certifier say Ottawa’s $2.1B LRT project is complete
Nearly 15 months after the Confederation Line was originally slated to be carrying passengers, Mayor Jim Watson made it official Friday: the east-west LRT route will be ready to roll on Saturday,…
Rideau Transit Group will not hand over the keys to Ottawa’s light-rail transit system as planned on Friday, but city staff remain confident riders will be on the trains by the end of September
The city and builders Rideau Transit Group are now holding their collective breaths that the final testing hurdle goes off without a major hitch
Rideau Transit Group says it’s finished its work on Ottawa’s light-rail transit system and is ready to enter the final hurdle of testing
Ottawa’s transit boss delivered a positive update on the long-awaited light rail transit line Wednesday morning, indicating Rideau Transit Group is on track to deliver the system next month
Beginning Monday morning, Ottawa Police Services, city by-law officers and transportation officials will take to the streets to implement additional traffic control measures
Ottawa’s light-rail transit line will not be ready by June 30 as promised due to issues with the trains, OC Transpo head John Manconi told Ottawa councillors Tuesday morning.
Rideau Transit Group has not achieved substantial completion on Ottawa’s light rail transit line, according to an independent certifier, but the city still expects to have the keys to the system by