Tag Archives: OC Transpo

O-Train Down For More Than Week

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: O-Train Trillium Line service will be temporarily replaced by bus Route 107 from February 14 to 22, in order to complete necessary commissioning and preparation for the new expanded O-Train Trillium … Continue reading

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Transit Fare Hike Appalling

A 2.5-per-cent fare increase for transit sounds small by historical standards but it’s not in today’s terms. Transit commission chief Stephen Blais says this is “predictable and reasonable” and no one in the predictable press core pushed him on that … Continue reading

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Kanata Bus Users Furious At Problems

This is a release from the office of Kanata North Councillor Marianne Wilkinson: Councillor Marianne Wilkinson has organized a meeting for users of the 60, 64 and 68 routes to discuss their issues with the service they are receiving since … Continue reading

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Arrest Made After Watson Threatened

A man has been arrested following threat made to Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and OC Transpo.

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Do Nothing: City’s Best Option

Sometimes the city’s response to pressing problems is to do nothing. A strongly worded note to the City of Ottawa from Transport Canada after a bus slid under a railway gate at the Fallowfield Road level crossing got nothing. In … Continue reading

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Stop The Level-Crossing Danger

This is an excellent comment from avid Bulldog reader Ron Benn that was certainly worth playing up on the weekend: While grade-separate crossings along the Via tracks might be the solution (and I am not convinced that it is viable, … Continue reading

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Dead People Don’t Vote

One of Mayor Jim Watson’s favourite refrains when he doesn’t want to do something is: “There’s no money for that.” However in this case, Watson really might not have the money. People are talking $100 million for underpasses or overpasses … Continue reading

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It’s The Honesty, Stupid

According to city officials, nothing went wrong when an OC Transpo bus ended up with a railway crossing gate atop it on Fallowfield Road. Why there was a manager on the bus who said everything was fine. The city planned no … Continue reading

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Jim? Jim? Where Are You, Jim?

So you get an OC Transpo bus underneath a railway-crossing gate in the same area that six people were killed 14 months ago north of Barrhaven when an OC Transpo bus and a Via Rail train came into collision. So … Continue reading

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Jim Watson Should Resign

How many more people must die north of Barrhaven before OC Transpo discovers how to successfully navigate across a rail crossing? Six people were killed there 14 months ago in a horrific bus-train collision that made headlines around the world. People noticed this problem. … Continue reading

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‘A Threat To Safe Railway Operations Exists’

Below is a safety warning to the City of Ottawa after an OC Transpo bus stopped too far into the problem-plagued Fallowfield Road rail crossing. You’ll remember that six people died north of Barrhaven when an OC Transpo bus came into collision … Continue reading

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OC Transpo To Serve Tanger Outlets

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: New OC Transpo service to Tanger Outlets mall in Kanata will be available seven days a week. Currently, Route 96A is providing weekday service to Tanger Outlets every 30 minutes. Connections … Continue reading

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