The citizens of the streets of the Trawler and Boats, will present today a petition against the passage of the tramway in their sector.
At 11 a.m., citizens affected by the change of path in Saint-Roch will meet to express their concern to see the tram will bring to their neighborhood.
Pressure to change the path
They want to show their opposition to the path such that it has been changed. This one, to the north of the Crown, had to borrow the Laurentienne highway and ran straight to Limoilou. But recently, the project office has chosen to make it pass through the residential area, street of the fishing Trawler.
Residents are hoping the City will change its rifle of shoulder and abandon the idea of passing around the middle of heavy traffic near homes.
“We look forward to the visit of the authorities of the project office as well as [of] mayor Régis Labeaume in our streets and on our properties in order to see the proximity of the passage of the tram. You must come see it to realize the misunderstanding and the disappointment of the people who live there for more than 30 years, ” expressed by press release the spokesperson of the citizens, Lynda Chabot.
Citizens will be supported by the advisor of Democracy in Québec, Jean Rousseau. “The proposed route for the tram is much too close to homes. It is necessary to repurchase land the Rothmans and move the distance of several meters “, he said.