In a memo to city council members, Mr. Schepers said the event is being cancelled because the city recognizes “the importance of ensuring that the public has access to all open houses regarding City projects.”
Ms. Schepers said “at this time” the cancellation is not expected to interfere with the tunnel study’s 20-month time frame, and that she will advise if this changes. She said other consultations and group meetings dealing with the tunnel project are continuing.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
According to the Ottawa Citizen, the current OC Transpo strike isn't just negatively affecting our public transit infrastructure in the short-term: We also may experience delays to the downtown tunnel component of the city's transit master plan. One of the first steps towards having the tunnel construction begun are a series of public consultations, and the first has been cancelled due to inaccesibility, as announced by City Manager Nancy Schepers: