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The builder of Ottawa’s $2.1 billion LRT project says it will hand over the keys to the city on or before March 31, 2019.
"Communication breakdown" leads to trains filling with smoke during a test at Lyon Station in the LRT tunnel in November
This is the first update since the Rideau Transit Group officially missed the Nov. 2 handover date it had set after missing the first date in May.
Even before LRT rolls out, there are signs the city's investment in light rail is triggering large residential, commercial and mixed-use developments.
The Ottawa and District Labour Council is raising new concerns about the LRT tunnel: flooding.
A memo Tuesday night said there is no change to the Revenue Service Availability Date for LRT.
Ottawa's new $2.1 billion LRT won't be ready for 2019.
A new memo to Ottawa City Councillors says Rideau Transit Group is "confident" the LRT will be ready by November 2, 2018.
An update on the LRT again today and a glimpse inside what will be a landmark station in the heart of the city.
Bringing Stage 2 light rail transit to Kanata still has a long way to go but the City has released a blue print of the preferred route.
City officials insist they'll meet the new deadline of November but there are still obstacles, including a lingering dispute over the June 2016 sinkhole on Rideau Street.
The Transit Commission will also consider allowing bikes on LRT during off-peak hours.
The City is racking up LRT-related expenses, including detours that cost about $2M monthly.
The trains along the Confederation Line will be running in Ottawa by the end of November.
The group building the new LRT is asking the City for more time before it gives details about when the trains will be rolling.
Ottawa Fire officials responded after flames were spotted at the base of a pole for the new Light Rail Transit line.
Ottawa’s General Manager of Transportation Services says the 2018 budget is not at risk because of the launch of LRT.