Consider Presto’s impact on OC Transpo ridership, consultant says
Ottawa Citizen

This was posted more than 12 months ago. The information may be outdated.

By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, July 5, 2016

Ottawa’s growing love for biking probably isn’t the reason why OC Transpo’s ridership has tanked, according to a U.S. consultant that suggests the city’s transit agency should consider how Presto might have clouded its projections.

“The precipitous drop in 2012 points to sudden significant change, not gradual acceptance of walk/bike or telework,” analytics firm RSG told Transpo after a review last fall.