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OC Transpo Should Pay The Price: McGuire

This is a comment from mayoral candidate Mike McGuire on the post, It’s Not The Error, It’s The Coverup: Here’s what a mature organization would do if this were revealed: 1) There would be an apology to shareholders and customers … Continue reading

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Reader To Dump OC Transpo

This Bulldog reader minces no words on Twitter about OC Transpo service:

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Bulldog OC Transpo Poll Results

OC Transpo might have missed the readership of The Bulldog when it was doing its customer satisfaction survey which overwhelmingly supported the bus service. Bulldog readers feel overwhelmingly otherwise. Here are some comments:

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Who’s The Knee-Jerk Now?

Shortly after the Via Rail-OC Transpo bus crash that claimed six lives north of Barrhaven, the Citizen’s Kelly Egan and The Bulldog both came out the same day wondering why the City of Ottawa had not immediately taken safety measures … Continue reading

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Staff Wants Bylaw Change After Bus Crash

This is a memo from deputy city manager Steve Kanellakos concerning measures taken and anticipated at the City of Ottawa in light of the OC Transpo-Via Rail crash near Fallowfield station that claimed six people’s lives last September. Click on … Continue reading

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Fallowfield Rail Crossing Signals Out

This is a release from the City of Ottawa concerning problems at the Fallowfield rail crossing where six people were killed last year in an OC Transpo-Via Rail bus-train crash occurred: The VIA Rail railway signals at Fallowfield between Greenbank … Continue reading

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Get The Bus-Train Crossing Right

The scene after the tragic bus-train collision at Woodroffe Avenue north of Barrhaven. —  Something is wrong with the Via Rail level crossing at Woodroffe Avenue just north of Barrhaven. Obviously the alarm bells went off when six people were … Continue reading

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Get OC Transpo Safety Right

Keeping our transit system safe isn’t about how many special constables Calgary or Edmonton has. It’s about how many we need. Does Ottawa require more constables because this city has more transit users? Or do more transit users mean more … Continue reading

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A Report That Could Change The 2014 Election

The scene of the OC Transpo bus-VIA Rail accident near Woodroffe Avenue. — Nothing has gripped this community recently more than the fatal crash of an OC Transpo double-decker bus into a VIA Rail train on Woodroffe Avenue north of … Continue reading

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STO Will Travel Ottawa Streets Post-Tunnel

The roar of STO buses through Ottawa’s downtown. — Ottawans are paying $2.1 billion to get fast, efficient rail through downtown and to remove buses from the streets. No doubt most of the OC Transpo buses will disappear from the … Continue reading

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Watson Supports Bus-Driver Safety

This is a release from Mayor Jim Watson’s office: Mayor Jim Watson today announced his support for Bill C-533, recently tabled by the Member of Parliament for Wascana, Honourable Ralph Goodale, as well as Bill C-402 presented by the Member … Continue reading

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Transit Fares ‘So Overpriced': Tweep

Mayor Jim Watson took to Twitter to debate the increase in OC Transpo fares. Here is the result:

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