Shades of that ‘Simpson’s’ monorail episode in Ottawa’s LRT saga

Is anybody else thinking of that Simpson’s ‘monorail’ episode after the latest CBC Ottawa headline about the ongoing LRT saga? (‘Unreliable’ LRT trains can’t handle Ottawa winters, internal reports reveal)

Perhaps City Council is banking on climate change to keep the LRT wheels turning in winter. Let’s call it adaptation in advance. Will we see the reintroduction of prayer before council meetings as added insurance against a future frigid Ottawa?

Of the politicians and bureaucrats who are diehard advocates and supporters of LRT today, what percentage had train sets as kids?

This bemused editorial comment comes from just beyond the city limits of the Nation’s Capital, upon reading the article in question:


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