City Council approves new vehicle-for-hire regulations

With the approval of new vehicle-for-hire regulations by City Council today, Ottawa has become one of the first Canadian jurisdictions to…


Algonquin College joins U-Pass program, now 71,000 students-strong Primary tabs

OC Transpo, Algonquin College and Algonquin Students’ Association officials signed a Universal Transit Pass (U-Pass) Agreement today.…


WLRT Corridor Recommendation

I am writing to update you on the work undertaken by the NCC-City Working Group regarding the western light rail transit (LRT) corridor. I…


Airport Parkway bridge opening makes city more accessible, welcoming Primary tabs

Ottawa – Ottawa’s reputation as a walking- and cycling-friendly city got another boost today with the opening of the Airport Parkway…


Minister Baird, Mayor Watson agree to work together on light rail

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – John Baird, Minister Responsible for the National Capital Commission and Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean and…


Confederation Line among best rail/transit projects in the Americas

Ottawa – The Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) project has been presented the Silver Award for Best Rail/Transit Project in the…


Downtown truck tunnel study by Ontario and City starts

Ottawa – The Government of Ontario and the City of Ottawa have finalized an agreement to study a possible tunnel to address the problem of…


Premier Wynne, MP Galipeau and Mayor Watson tour progress of Confederation Line tunnel

Ottawa – Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Royal Galipeau, MP (Ottawa–Orléans) and Mayor Jim Watson toured the Confederation Line light rail…


New signs announce Ottawa’s cycling and pedestrian-friendly status

Ottawa - Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Peter Hume, Chair of the City’s Planning Committee, today unveiled new signs to promote…


New Rideau River crossing to connect Overbrook and Sandy Hill

Ottawa – Ottawa’s reputation as a walking- and cycling-friendly city got another boost today with the start of construction on a new…