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OC Transpo Confederation Line LRV 1107
Feb 01

O-Train Under a Cloud

By Transport Action | Urban Transit

Ottawa’s new Confederation Line LRT began service on 14 September 2019 and the bus transitway service through downtown ended on October 4th. Since then the system has been plagued with problems, with major delays every few days, some lasting up to 15 hours while dead trains are dealt with and removed, or infrastructure is repaired. […]

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VIA 6505, Train 1 at Coteau du Lak, Que on October 8, 1987
Jan 15

30 Years of Isolation

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus

On January 15, 1990, sweeping cuts to passenger rail across Canada came into effect. We all remember the loss of iconic long-distance trains like the Atlantic through St. John, and the Canadian on its southern route through Thunder Bay, Regina, Calgary and Banff. Peterborough, Ontario lost its connection to Toronto, and countless smaller communities like […]

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