LRT contract shows service was to begin May 7, 2018 - Ottawa - CBC News

By Joanne Chianello, CBC News Ottawa, April 21, 2017

Ottawa's light rail project is the most expensive infrastructure undertaking in the city's history.

The $2.1-billion cost alone, borne exclusively by taxpayers, makes the LRT the most consequential project in Ottawa right now.

So there should be virtually no questions about the project that are out of bounds.

But this is what the city's general manager of transportation services, John Manconi, told reporters when asked what happened to the May 2018 target date.

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