Statement from Rideau Transit Group and Rideau Transit Maintenance – August 2021

OTTAWA, August 14, 2021   We understand how much the people of Ottawa rely on the Confederation Line and we recognize and regret the inconvenience caused by this week’s closure. Our team worked tirelessly this week to restore service this morning. Our first commitment is to the safety of our riders, staff and community. Following …

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Revitalizing cities and building sustainable communities

Any light rail transit (LRT) system benefits are not defined solely by the lines of rails reaching forward but extend into each city’s communities. The unique benefits of LRT, such as a transit system that has a fully electric footprint, dedicated lanes that avoid traffic congestion, and the predictability of travel time, elevate LRT above …

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Light Rail Transit: The future of urban transportation

Wherever you live, you can’t deny that light rail transit (LRT) has the potential to revolutionize urban environments, especially in cities and areas with high traffic congestion and both environmental and noise pollution. Many people consider light rail the same as streetcars. We’ve nothing against streetcars, but it’s not an entirely accurate statement of fact. …

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Christmas Greetings

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from the Executive, staff & Parent Partners of Rideau Transit Group General Partnership & Rideau Transit Maintenance.

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For Immediate Release

OTTAWA, September 17, 2020 – It has been one year since the Confederation Line officially launched revenue service, providing Ottawa residents with a safe, sustainable mode of transit in the Nation’s Capital. No question, handing over a new, state of the art LRT system to Ottawa commuters was a major milestone for the city and Rideau Transit Group (RTG). And rightly so!  Riders …

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Announcement: New RTG CEO

OTTAWA, June 30, 2020 Rideau Transit Group (RTG) is pleased to announce today the appointment of Nicolas Truchon as CEO of RTG.  Mr. Truchon assumes his new role on July 10, 2020 and comes to RTG with over 20 years of experience leading, developing, and operating landmark Public Private Partnerships (P3s) across Canada. Most recently, …

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RTG Statement June 22, 2020

Rideau Transit Group’s (RTG) mission is to deliver world-class transit service for the City of Ottawa. Our team has been structured for that purpose and it is that goal that continues to drive us forward. RTG’s CEO, Peter Lauch accepted the leadership of RTG in 2018, following five years as part of the RTG senior …

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