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December 11, 2013

Ottawa light rail to use automated fare system for stations

Will use turnstiles for major stations and replace Transpo personnel with computer help stations that will offer basic transit tips and let riders speak to an attendant.


February 14, 2013

Alstom to supply Ottawa light rail vehicles

Construction of the OLRT system project will start in the next few months and the system is expected to enter full service in spring of 2018.


September 12, 2012

IBM to help with Ottawa light rail project

The City of Ottawa was awarded the assistance of seven consultants whose work would have cost about $400,000 as part of winning IBM’s 2012 Smarter Cities Challenge.


July 18, 2012

Ottawa light rail project eco report approved

Once built, the system will carry in excess of 10,000 people per hour per direction during the morning rush hour and save transit riders approximately 15 minutes from their daily commutes.


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