Question of the Week | July 5

Should Ottawa offer to cover the majority cost of a pedestrian overpass at the CN rail yard?

BACKGROUND: A pedestrian overpass at the CN rail yard would climb above $11.5 million, according to a recent feasibility study. City council has shelved the project as too cost prohibitive.


As CN properties are under federal jurisdiction it’s been suggested that Ottawa jump in and help with the costs. Four people have been struck by trains while trespassing over the tracks in the last four years, three of whom have died.

FULL STORY: CN rail overpass designs shelved for now

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