The Ottawa public transit agency, OC Transpo, is a-ok and, coming from a person who dislikes the transit systems of most major cities which don't have rail as part of the plan, a 3 is a good rating! The system is fairly conventional, with Rideau Centre being an area where most buses seem to converge on a bus artery of sorts and branch out from there. Along the main streets such as Wellington,... more
OC Transpo is a hot mess, but more so the ones that are less hilarious, and more massively annoying.
Forget the dozens of tracking apps, phone line, or schedules that are posted -- they are about as competent at telling you when a bus will come as I am at conducting open-heart surgery. Buses are routinely either late, early or just don't show up! Sometimes you may even be lucky enough to be... more
OCTranspo is the public transit system offered through the City of Ottawa but is a completely independent business, subsidized by the city and citizens taxes.
BUYING A BUS PASS at one of OCTranspo's sales offices should simple and easy. When you are disabled the long lines can be more than tedious, they can be downright painful. Yesterday I went to the OCTranspo Offices at the Rideau Centre to... more