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What's open, closed and what's on in Ottawa for Victoria Day weekend 2019

Photo: “Alone” by Derek Mellon, from the OttawaStart Flickr Group. Corrections or suggestions for this list? Please email feedback@ottawastart.com. Monday, May 20 is a stat holiday in Ontario and Quebec. Groceries & Beer & Shopping: Most grocery stores & retail outlets in Ontario are closed on Monday. ...

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COOL VIDEO: 24 hours of OC Transpo

(Screenshot) Here’s a neat look at all OC Transpo buses running on a weekday. This is so cool - Ottawa OC Transpo Transit Flow timelapse #ottlrt https://t.co/bs6Pt9Pwm5 — The New Ottawa (@OttawaTomorrow) April 29, 2019 Calgary blogger Saadiq Mohiuddin wanted to “admire the craziness of public transit,” so he used a tool called Transitflow to visualize GFTS data for several Canadian public transit systems, including OC Transpo. ...

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COMMENT: OC Transpo needs to start tweeting all bus cancellations

An OC Transpo bus on Wellington Street. Photo/Devyn Barrie If you’re a regular transit rider, you’re probably familiar with the Twitter handle @OCTranspoLive. It’s the main way the transit service communicates trip cancellations and disruptions. What you probably didn’t know, because OC Transpo doesn’t really mention it anywhere, is that the Twitter account is also highly incomplete and somewhat misleading to passengers who rely on it. ...

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Stittsville bus riders thank their driver the correct way (with timbits)

“New Flyer” Photo by Justin S. Campbell, via Flickr. (Used under a Creative Commons License.) On Transit Driver Appreciation Day, a simple “thank you” goes a long way. But timbits are certainly welcome, too. Team 263, the Stittsville cabal of bus riders who, in their own words, “sit at the back of the (#263) bus and make a lot of noise,” offered their driver Rosy the doughey delights during an 8 a. ...