City celebrates official opening of Campeau Drive extension

The City officially opened the extension of Campeau Drive today after the two-year construction project was completed earlier than…


City Council Update - July 7, 2021

City Council today approved a vision, guiding principles and goals for its plan to manage Ottawa’s solid waste over the next 30 years. The…


The Canada Infrastructure Bank commits up to $400 million in the City of Ottawa’s historic 450 zero-emission bus expansion

Largest-ever single increase in zero-emission buses for public transit in Canada    Canadian municipalities are leaders in taking…


OP-ED "The Mayors: High-frequency rail service from Québec City to Toronto is a sustainable economic recovery project"

*OTTAWA CITIZEN* As mayors of the largest economic centres in Ontario and Quebec, we call unanimously on the federal government to invest…


Elgin Street Renewal Video

I am so excited to celebrate the completion of Elgin Street, a pedestrian destination with wider sidewalks, beautiful landscaping, buried…


Improving Road Safety in Ottawa

Students, parents and educators are all adjusting to the new reality of a very different and challenging school year. I want to acknowledge…


City announces plans to make Ottawa roads safer for all users

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Transportation Committee Chair, Stephen Blais, announced a new plan that, pending Council approval, will…


Statement from Mayor Watson and Transit Commission Chair Allan Hubley regarding recent LRT issues

ʺOver the last few weeks, we have been as frustrated as our transit users with the poor performance of LRT and the unreliability of our bus…


Welcome aboard the O-Train Confederation Line

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson today marked the official opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line, with the Honourable Caroline…


Better Para Transpo experience on the way with online services

Ottawa — A proposed plan to provide online services for Para Transpo users will mean better service for customers starting at the end of…