In 2013 Ottawa finally got something people in a lot of other cities have been using for a decade or more: transit “smart cards”. Used with onboard electronic card readers, Presto Cards have replaced the old monthly passes and greatly reduced the need for paper tickets. They have changed the way we purchase and use […]
Weekly News Review: Presto cards arrive, Somerset House conflict almost resolved, the year in restaurants and more!
10,000 free Presto cards were snapped up by eager customers looking to try out the new system. Because of the high demand, OCTranspo is making another 2,000 free cards available shortly. Yours truly picked one up, I’ll let you know how I like it over the next few weeks! Back in September, I wrote about […]