Media

Well one way to make City Hall take transit seriously is to show that people are talking about it. Here is a list of articles and interviews where people have complained about transit - especially the September changes.

If you know of any others that should be added here, email us with the link (OttawaTransitRiders@gmail.com) and we’ll post it.

 

Here are some links to recent interviews on transit:

February 2019

CBC: Transit challenge organizers demand fare freeze

Ottawa Citizen: Councillor supports Transit Week Challenge group's call for OC Transpo fare freeze

CTV Morning: Ottawa Transit Riders Join Forces 

Ottawa Citizen: Ottawa councillors take up the transit challenge — but not all are on board 

CBC: Mayor, some councillors turn down transit challenge 

OC Transpo, un peu, beau­coup, à la folie 

Pellerin: Don't merely freeze OC Transpo fares – make public transit free 

OC Transpo riders push for better service

Capital Current: Transit challenge launches amid Ottawa-wide anger over unreliable bus service

 

And not us, but relevant to the conversation ...

CBCOC Transpo 'not a reliable system right now,' Manconi says 

 

January 2019

CFRA’s “Morning Rush” show 

CBC’s “All in a Day” with Allan Neal 

 

 

A little older ...

Fund Public Transit

LRT project ignores Ottawa’s low-income communities, which need public transit the most

Missing From Transit Planning? Transit Riders

Sam taking about Transit Changes in Barrhaven (Apparently it IS possible)

CBC: OC Transpo rider frustrated with chronically late bus

CTV: OC Transpo to lay off 345 staff 

Capital Current: Route rage: Frustrated commuters feel left behind by OC Transpo changes

Ottawa Citizen: OC Transpo fall service changes raise transit users’ ire

Ottawa Matters: Group hoping to see new approach to transit from next city council

Ottawa Matters: OC Transpo fall schedule angers some transit riders

CTV misquoted Kari, but here is an article about the tweaks: OC Transpo re-adjusting routes that were cut short in anticipation of the arrival of LRT

This one isn’t us, but it is an interesting article about people choosing Uber over public transit: Dawson: Here’s why OC Transpo should worry about Uber

Vanier Debate (October 3, 2018): Kari asked a question about transit at about the 29 minute mark. 


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