Coming up in 2019:

Climate Strike

Date: Friday, September 27th
11:30 am
Confederation Park

We will be marching in solidarity with Carleton Climate Commons, Ecology Ottawa, and many other groups, to support the Ottawa Climate Strike.

Past Events:

Confronting Climate Change : Ottawa and Beyond

Date: Friday, May 31st
7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Sandy Hill Community Centre

Join us May 31st for a panel and discussion on how we can confront climate emergency in our city, looking for solutions for the urban environments.

The City of Ottawa, following many cities around the world, has recently declared a climate emergency The federal environment Minister is now asking Parliament to declare a climate emergency. But the big question remains: what can and has to be done to confront it? This panel will address this question from both a national and local level.

Lee Hunter (Extinction Rebellion)
Lauren Latour (Ecology Ottawa)
Richard Fidler (Solidarity Ottawa)
Kirstin Pulles (Free Transit Ottawa)

The event is free. Bring questions for an extensive discussion period after speakers. Wheelchair accessible building near uOttawa.

The Ottawa Transit Riders Founding Meeting

Date: Saturday, April 27th
Time: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Ottawa City Hall, Jean Pigott Place, 110 Laurier Ave West

Fellow transit advocates, The Ottawa Transit Riders will vote on mandate, structure and elect their first Board of Directors. More details in the poster below.

The event is free but please RSVP here.

The Spring Panel on Free Transit!

Date: Wednesday March 13, 2019
Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Where: Carleton University Library Multimedia Lab Room 482

The panel will discuss the social, environmental, and economic benefits of free transit. Students will have the opportunity to engage in a discussion about the importance of transit and how we can organize to improve the system for everyone.

Jason Prince (Editor of Free Public Transit And Why We Don’t Pay to Ride Elevators)
Lorena Zàrate (Free Transit and the Right to the City)
Shawn Menard (City Councillor – Capital Ward)
Dr. Fiona Jeffries (Carleton University)
Julia Szwarc (Free Transit Ottawa)​

The event is free but please register below:

Workshop: Help Build the Ottawa Transit Riders, a City-Wide Transit Group

Free transit Ottawa along with the Healthy Transportation Coalition and OPIRG-GRIPO are hosting a workshop with the goal of creating a city-wide transit riders group, the details are in the poster below: