March 3 Transit Commission Update
Can I get the Wi-Fi password? No need to ask, because we’re continuing to expand free Wi-Fi at stations across O-Train Line 1. Find out more below!
This was one of the many updates provided on March 3 to Transit Commission. You can watch our update here or check out our summary below:
Ridership is at 62 percent of pre-pandemic levels
Transit Commission heard that O-Train Line 1 and conventional bus ridership is at 62% of pre-pandemic levels and Para Transpo ridership is at 76% of pre-pandemic levels. This is a steady rise from last year and is on-par with ridership forecasts for 2023.
Quick facts about January ridership:
- O-Train Line 1 and conventional bus ridership increased from 5.1 million customer trips in December to 5.5 million in January.
- On-time performance of O-Train Line 1 and conventional bus service is 97 percent.
- Para Transpo ridership increased from 53,900 customer trips in December to 57,000 in January.
- On-time performance of Para Transpo is 95 percent.
Ridership on O-Train Line 1 and Buses.
Ridership on Para Transpo.
Free Wi-Fi expanding to more Line 1 stations
We are continuing to bring Wi-Fi connectivity to more O-Train Line 1 stations. In January, Pimisi Station became our fourth station to have Wi-Fi.
Customers can enjoy free Wi-Fi at:
- Lyon Station
- Parliament Station
- Rideau Station
- Pimisi Station
Stay tuned as free Wi-Fi will be expanded to more O-Train Line 1 stations this year.
Transit to suit Hybrid Workers
Returning to the office? Whether you’ve commuted with us in the past or you’re new to transit, we have affordable and flexible options for travelling to your office and back, any day of the week.
This spring, we’ll be continuing to educate customers about how to use the transit system and plan their commutes.
For more information on how we’re working to support hybrid workers, visit our Government of Canada workplaces page.