This is why we need to widen Highway 417
Ottawa Citizen

By Bob Chiarelli, Ottawa Citizen, December 23, 2016

The following rebuttal was submitted in response to David Reevely’s Dec. 20 column critical of a plan to widen Highway 417:

Here we go again: another critical investment in Ottawa’s transportation infrastructure criticized by Ottawa Citizen columnist David Reevely.

This time, Mr. Reevely suggests it’s a bad idea for the provincial and federal governments to widen Highway 417 because then more cars would use it. Also, the project is unnecessary because we’re building a train. And finally, he contends, the money could be used elsewhere. On footbridges, for example.

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