#Accessibility #John Woodhouse #oc transpo #transit

COMMENT: Accessible transit lets me continue my volunteer work

[caption id=“attachment_69101” align=“aligncenter” width=“1024”] OC Transpo hopes two large projects to bring Trillium Line infrastructure up to date will improve reliability. (Lezumbalaberenjena/Wikimedia Commons/Public domain)[/caption] Taking OC Transpo has certainly changed since I first moved here in 1980. Then I was greeted by buses with 3-4 stairs to get into the bus. ...

#loblaws #oc transpo #presto #real canadian superstore #shoppers drug mart

PRESTO cards will be available soon at some Shoppers, Loblaws and Real Canadian Superstore locations

_ (press release from the City of Ottawa) _ Mayor Jim Watson, Transit Commission Chair Stephen Blais, Garry Griffin, Shoppers Drug Mart District Manager, and Annalise Czerny, PRESTO’s Executive Vice-President, were at a Shoppers Drug Mart in Barrhaven today to announce that Presto card services will be rolling out to retailers across Ottawa. ...

#beer #closed #easter #Events #garbage #groceries #oc transpo #Open #pharmacy #recycling #wine

What's open and closed in Ottawa on Easter Weekend 2018

[caption id=“” align=“aligncenter” width=“640”] [ ](https://www.flickr.com/photos/25575174@N08/8586087532) Lindt by Gamachephoto, from the OttawaStart Flickr Group[/caption]  Here’s what’s open and closed on Easter Weekend in Ottawa. * Good Friday this year is on March 30. It's a statutory holiday in Canada so just about all businesses are closed. ...

#music strategy #oc transpo #sonicity

New app matches OC Transpo routes with music playlists

_ (Via City of Ottawa) _ ** Ottawa ** – Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Jeff Leiper, and members of the music industry celebrated Ottawa’s vibrant music community today at the Sonicity Showcase.  In association with Megaphono , Ottawa’s annual music industry festival and conference, the Sonicity Showcase featured a preview of the Ottawa Music Strategy and officially launched Sonicity , a mobile app that offers immersive original soundtracks, composed by local musicians, for seven bus routes on the OC Transpo system. ...

#lansdowne parking #NHL 100 classic #oc transpo #parliament hill rink #sens alumni game

Getting to the NHL 100 Classic (and Parliament Hill, for that matter)

https://www.flickr.com/photos/alain_in_kanata/6768697011/ _ (Photo: Night at the rink by _ Alain Villeneuve via the OttawaStart Flickr group ) _ (Via City of Ottawa) _ ** Ottawa ** – There is a lot of hockey excitement going on in Ottawa on Saturday, December 16 and the City of Ottawa wants to make sure you arrive at your destination safely and on time. ...