How close should a new central library be to an LRT station?
Ottawa Citizen

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The Ottawa Public Library has already established that a new facility should be within 400 metres walking distance from an LRT station. All 12 long-listed sites for a central library are in that range.One of the 12 properties eyed for a new central library would have an entrance at Pimisi station on LeBreton Flats.

A scorecard will help an evaluation panel decide which property is the most suited for a new central library, but the city will be pressured to make sure the winning site is directly on the $2.1-billion LRT line. The question facing the library board and council might eventually be, how far away should a new library be from an LRT station?

The Ottawa Public Library has already established that a new facility should be within 400 metres walking distance from an LRT station. All 12 long-listed sites for a central library are in that range.

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