City pursues east-end Transitway through the Greenbelt, despite NCC refusal

By Kate Porter, CBC Ottawa, February 27, 2022

A City of Ottawa committee will be asked this week to approve a route for a future road and rapid bus line to the east end, even though it goes through Greenbelt lands the National Capital Commission (NCC) refuses to hand over. 

For decades, there have been discussions about building a transit corridor to serve the fast-growing population along Innes Road in Orléans.

The plan would also extend Brian Coburn Boulevard to run alongside. But the file has caused tension between the two institutions, and both sides appear entrenched.

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