By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, November 13, 2019
Budgets of other city departments could be raided to fix a troubled public transit system plagued by the unreliable LRT system in what would have been an unfathomable scenario a year ago when city hall was giddy about launching the $2.1-billion Confederation Line.
Now it seems city management is scouring every corner of city hall for extra funds to bolster a transit system whose two-month-old cutting-edge rail system is, shockingly, rickety.
“We are dealing with an unknown situation here,” said Coun. Allan Hubley, chair of the transit commission, on Wednesday.https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/city-considers-raiding-other-budgets-to-fix-transit-problems