Transport Canada

Canada Launches Grade Crossing, Rail Trespassing Initiatives

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is investigating the country’s higher rate of highway-rail grade crossing accidents during the winter months, while Transport Canada has increased fines for rail trespassing and for “not giving way” at crossings.

The Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Authority is project manager for a new C$16.9 million light rail station, which will link the airport to OC Transpo’s Trillium Line South Extension.

Transit Briefs: Ottawa Airport, NJ Transit

Canada’s Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Authority will receive C$6.4 million from Transport Canada’s Airport Critical Infrastructure Program for the construction of a light rail transit (LRT) station. In addition, New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has launched a Map My Ride™ feature on its mobile app to track trains and buses.