Gatineau’s tram goals might see elimination of automobile visitors from road in entrance of Parliament

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Vivi Chi, the Metropolis of Ottawa’s director of transportation planning, stated it’s too early within the course of to be discussing land prices or a memorandum of understanding (MOU) relating to metropolis land.

“At this section of the examine, the examine group is working via many points, together with right-of-way necessities, earlier than a examine advice and challenge prices are decided. As soon as this complementary examine is full, the STO will pursue the following phases of the general challenge, together with MOUs as required,” Chi stated.

Each the Sparks Road tunnel and Wellington Road floor rail situations deliver alternatives for the Metropolis of Ottawa.

Sparks Road, in fact, has been below the microscope for years as an area desperately needing transformation.

With Wellington Road, the town would have a chance to merge Ottawa’s “city and crown” parts contemplated in a 2013 report on downtown mobility. The imaginative and prescient, which included a cycle observe on Wellington Road, aimed to higher hyperlink downtown with Parliament Hill.

STO is asking individuals to fill out a questionnaire in regards to the tram choices on the company’s web site at by July 19.