Why so fast?

After waiting 29 months for a second public “consultation”, and this one less than a week after announcing a “preferred option” (without NCC approval) and proclaiming that all Carling routes were dead, why is the city rushing to enshrine this Continue reading

NCC-City talking, NCC pushing Rochester Field

NCC chair spells out options for running LRT on parkway land.  Taken aback at finding out about city’s “preferred option” in the newspaper.  Rochester option and along Bryon parkway are still on the table. Read more: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/chair+spells+options+running+parkway+land/8294428/story.html#ixzz2RaZOD95F

Latest western LRT proposal addresses biggest issues

Columnist Joanne Chianello wonders if city leaders are actually starting to listen to their citizens, as the latest proposal for Western LRT avoids a lot of potential problems.  Not perfect, but it’s a good start. Read more:  http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Joanne+Chianello+Latest+western+proposal+addresses+biggest/8279078/story.html

NCC has not ruled on LRT

NCC CEO states that it has not yet voiced its opinion on the new options. They were involved in the process related to the upcoming board presentation but not on whether they are acceptable or not. Read more: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/ruled/8270236/story.html