City looking at longer Trillium Line extension in Riverside South
Ottawa Citizen

By Jon Willing and Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen, July 5, 2017

The city wants to tweak the proposed extension of the north-south Trillium Line to bring trains almost a kilometre closer to fast-growing Riverside South as part of the $3-billion Stage 2 transit program.

The current blueprint has the Trillium Line stopping at a rural area along Bowesville Road, but transit planners have spent weeks exploring the possibility of running the train farther south.

On Wednesday, Mayor Jim Watson and other officials unveiled a plan that would add about 800 metres of LRT track and move the station and park-and-ride lot south to Earl Armstrong Road.

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