Category Archives for "Ontario"

Nov 07

High Performance Rail: An Alternative for the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto Triangle

By TAO-admin | Ontario

  Representatives of the Transport Action family of NGOs met with Transport Canada in September to review several matters relating to passenger and freight rail in Canada.   This included discussion on Transport Canada’s due diligence review of VIA Rail’s High Frequency Rail (HFR) proposal for the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto triangle.   We were pleased to hear that Transport Canada would […]

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Nov 06

Ottawa Light Rail Project Now Really Visible

By admin | Ontario , Urban Transit

The casual resident or visitor to Ottawa will no doubt note the catenary now visible at several locations of the Ottawa Light Rail Transit system under construction. While construction has been under way for more than two years now, the work was not highly visible to a casual observer, unless you were inconvenienced by down-town construction locations. But who can miss the poles and wires of the catenary system, a proud symbol of what we are about to get by the spring of 2018.

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