City of Ottawa to bring ads into O-Train stations to rebuild revenue
The City of Ottawa’s transit commission looks to advertisements as a way of easing the financial stress on OC Transpo during COVID-19.
The future of public transportation uncertain in post-pandemic times
Public transportation has seen a huge decline in ridership since the beginning of the pandemic. This decrease may lead to future problems for public transit in post-pandemic times.
Lookahead ’21: Organization seeks volunteers to help foster cycling culture, improve infrastructure in GTA suburb
Markham Cycles is searching for volunteers to help expand cycling culture in the Greater Toronto Area community of Markham.
While loop and tram schemes gain traction, Watson says expanding and finishing LRT remains Ottawa’s top transit priority
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has said that an interprovincial transit link between Ottawa and Gatineau is not a priority. Ottawa-based group Supporters of the Loop believe now is an opportune time to examine the many benefits of a rail link in the National Capital Region.
Ottawa transit riders band against OC Transpo fare hike as 2021 budget nears finalization
The transit committee voted 8 to 3 in favour of the 2021 draft budget on Wednesday, leaving transit riders and advocates to rally against a 2.5 per cent fare increase ahead of final approval by city council on Dec. 9.
Pandemic putting the brakes on public transit use for some
As winter arrives, public transit numbers may not significantly increase.
City’s decision to raise bus, LRT fares ‘penalizing people who need transit,’ say opponents
Transit commission hears vocal opposition to OC Transpo fare increase from community members and commissioners.
As COVID-19 drags on, traffic collisions are way down but dangerous driving may be up
Business closures and working from home during COVID-19 has reduced traffic across Ontario. How is this impacting road safety for Canadians?
Driver safety at heart of $6M plan to install Plexiglas barriers on OC Transpo buses
Permanent operator barriers are a topic of discussion for transit commissions in many major Canadian cities as assaults against drivers have been on the rise.
The way we roll: E-scooter pilot project ready to wrap – for now
How the e-scooter pilot project has been received so far in Ottawa