Motion To: WHEREAS the City of Ottawa and the City of Gatineau have recently strengthened their collaboration in the areas of tourism, economic development and transit coordination; WHEREAS both Mayor Watson and Gatineau Mayor Pedneaud-Jobin have identified the benefits of working more closely together on interprovincial transit coordination in advance of the opening of the Confederation Line; WHEREAS there is a benefit to Ottawa and Gatineau working together to understand each city’s short, medium and long-term rapid transit goals with a view to improving the transit experience for residents and visitors and increasing economic development and tourism opportunities; WHEREAS the City of Ottawa is working to significantly reduce the number of OC Transpo buses on surface streets by investing in the Confederation Line tunnel; WHEREAS hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors travel between both cities annually; WHEREAS approximately 60,000 commuters travel between Ottawa and Gatin

S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
G. Darouze
M. Wilkinson
S. Qadri
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Mitic
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
A. Hubley
C. McKenney
T. Nussbaum
M. Qaqish
J. Watson (a)
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Vote recorded from City Council on 2017-03-08 regarding agenda item STAGE 2 LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT IMPLEMENTATION - PROJECT DEFINITION AND PROCUREMENT PLAN.

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