Montreal MP pitches plan to create railway pedestrian crossings
Metro Ottawa

By Ryan Tumulty, Ottawa Metro News, November 24, 2016

An NDP MP wants to make it easier for pedestrians and cyclists to cross railway tracks by forcing rail companies to build crossings in some locations.

Montreal-area MP Hélène Laverdière introduced a bill Thursday, saying she was inspired to move on the issue because of railway tracks that cut through neighbourhoods in her Montreal riding.

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