Category Archives: O-Train

Transit Commission receives information on LRT Operational Readiness, Electric Buses, and Para Transpo

Ottawa – Yesterday, the Transit Commission received a report regarding Customer Service Operational Readiness for the launch of O-Train Line 1, as well as a presentation on electric buses for OC Transpo’s bus fleet. The opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line, will mark a historic transformation in the way transit service is delivered […]

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City Council Summary – March 6, 2019

Council approves Budget 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit   Ottawa –  Council today approved the budget for 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit, allowing construction of the City’s O-Train network expansion to begin this year. The approved Budget 2019 makes investments to build more affordable housing, close Ottawa’s infrastructure gap, expand public transit service […]

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Stage 2 LRT

Information on the Stage 2 LRT project can be found online at www.Stage2LRT.ca including the technical briefing presentations from Friday, February 22, 2019. For your benefit, we have pasted the presentation below for your review. Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project – Presentation Contract Award of Ottawa’s Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Projects and Related Matters […]

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Committee briefed on Confederation Line construction progress (Video included)

The Finance and Economic Development Committee was briefed today on the progress of construction of the Confederation Line. City staff provided a project update with respect to key milestones achieved, notably concerning testing and commissioning. Trains are running in test mode from Tunney’s Pasture to Blair stations and have successfully completed tests to confirm end-to-end travel […]

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