“Difficult…challenging…disease”: Enjoy OC Transpo today!


Projected OC Transpo fare revenue shortfall for 2024. Why is ridership still in the toilet despite an unrelenting sales pitch from the whole Ottawa transit team? Answers elude:

“I have been using a lot of adjectives like ‘difficult’ and ‘challenging’.”
— Gormless Ottawa transit commission chairthingy Glen Gower

“We have been working on the symptoms of the disease that have impacted our system. We are now making real progress on treating the underlying illness.”
— OC Transpo General Manager Renée Ambuyingacar

“I am incredibly frustrated with what’s been going on. Phase one cost Ottawa taxpayers $2.1 billion and we are not getting the service we paid for….Until we get the value for our money, I am not talking about another phase of LRT.”
— Ottawa rebound mayor Mark Sutcliffe

All aboard!


  1. BTW, that’s Renée Amilcar.
    Probably distantly related to Hamilcar Barca or Barcas (Punic: 𐤇𐤌𐤋𐤒𐤓𐤕𐤟𐤁𐤓𐤒, Ḥomilqart Baraq; c. 275–228 BC) general who beat the Roman buses.

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