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BRT to LRT in Ottawa

Until now, Ottawa invested in BRT to move transit customers into the city. This of course to an operationally expensive transit system as employee costs can be as much a 80% of a transit system’s budget. (Ottawa’s bus photo’s courtesy of Mr. Haveacow) With BRT, buses jams were frequent and city streets became congested with […]

Laval

Transit News From Eastern Canada

An Artist’s rendering of the Laval aerial tramway Well, TransLink isn’t the only transit authority toying with the idea of an aerial tramway…. http://lavalnews.ca/article/Laval-PSC-leader-calls-aerial-tram-gimmick-192307 …….and I do believe an aerial tramway is a gimmick. Aerial tramways may prove to provide a transportationAi??solution for a unique transit problem, but they may cause more problems than they […]