UPDATE: More info about the photo was posted to Reddit today: “O.k., to clarify, it was a 118 Hurdman, and yes it was near the Pinecrest stop on Baseline. I was in the red coat. Most people on that bus had been waiting for it for almost an hour. We had to get out to lighten to load, when that didn’t work, we said fuck it, let’s push. Got that one unstuck, I waited for the next one, which was just down the street. After we got on the other bus, the one that we got unstuck jack-knifed turning onto Constellation. The new bus that I go on jack-knifed at Baseline and Centrepointe, and hit a sign, so we got on a 3rd bus, and it took 15-20 min to get from there to Baseline Station. Then pushed 2 more cars out of the city hall parking lot while waiting for a bus to get me home. Crazy day.”
UPDATE: OC Transpo boss John Manconi met with members of the media on Thursday and told them that about 200 OC Transpo buses were stuck because of the snow. He also politely suggested that commuters should not push buses:
Manconi discourages bus passengers from themselves getting involved in pushing stuck buses out of snow.
— Stu Mills (@StuMillsCBC) February 28, 2013
See also: Ottawa Winter Storm Guide
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