Urban Boundary Expansion Statement at the Joint Planning Committee/ Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee - May 11, 2020 By Kirstin Pulles on behalf of Free Transit Ottawa May 11, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGqiyApahuA&feature=youtu.be As a representative of Free Transit Ottawa, I want to focus on how urban expansion impacts not only the functionality of the city, but … Continue reading FTO Presentation on Urban Boundary
Public transit is an essential service. In the midst of a pandemic it is also a particularly dangerous one for transit workers and transit users. The City of Ottawa has tried to strike the right balance, but more needs to be done. Free Transit Ottawa calls on the Mayor and City Council to immediately take … Continue reading Transit Policy and Covid-19
During the week of February 4-10, Free Transit Ottawa challenged Ottawa’s City Councillors and Mayor to take the Transit Week Challenge. The idea was simple: To get the people who make decisions about public transit to experience the system firsthand.
Take a look at this great article from Michelle Perry in the Centre for Canadian Policy Alternatives January-February 2019 publicationCheck out the whole CCPA Monitor for this month FREE PUBLIC TRANSIT. It’s an idea dismissed as noble but unworkable in Canadian cities. Without fares, who would pay? Yet free transit is making inroads into our … Continue reading Is transit a right?