Note: I started this draft back in November then forgot about it. This issue continues, and I may write more about it in the coming days or weeks or months.
With the construction of the new LRT comes numerous hurdles. Once the planning is completed, routes chosen, money allocated and complaints about tree removal over, there’s the actual business of building the damned thing. Running through urban neighbourhoods, it’s easy to understand that certain challenges will arise.
A large challenge comes on Scott Street. Light rail is being built along the Transitway from Tunney’s Pasture to its connection with Albert St., leaving the buses homeless. The question becomes, what do we do with the buses? People will still be commuting from the west end to and through downtown. Continue reading