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Q1 City Hall Roundup

Contributors: Chelsea Bland, Kai Ip Wong, Monica Wu  1. City to Host First Ever Water Roundtable February 18th marked the first Environment Committee meeting of 2014, with water as the major agenda item of the day. Councillor Maria McRae surprised…

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Ecology Ottawa’s feedback to Transit Commission on draft Transportation Master Plan

Ecology Ottawa – verbal remarks before the Transit Commission, feedback on draft Transportation Master Plan Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 [Please check against delivery] Good morning, Chair Deans and members of the Commission, My name is Trevor Haché and I’m speaking…

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Let’s complete Ottawa

Ecology Ottawa is celebrating the news that the City of Ottawa’s updated Transportation Master Plan is to include a Complete Streets policy, and proposes light rail transit extensions to the east, west, and south corners of the city. During a…

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Transit Accessibility For All

The Transit Commission met on July 3rd to receive updates on the PRESTO card and also to discuss the naming and design of the future LRT trains. While discussing aesthetics and design of the transit cars, Councillor Wilkinson inquired as…

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Who Should Pay for Surveillance on Public Transit?

On June 19, safety was highlighted as a priority for OCTranspo as the Transit Commission discussed installing surveillance cameras on new buses (Item 7). It was noted that these surveillance cameras would be financed by increasing transit fares. However it…

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