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People's Water Conference #9
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Public Forum - Ottawa's Bus Rapid Transit
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Public Forum - Ottawa's Bus Rapid Transit

The Public is cordially invited ...

How the highest per capita ridership
transit system in North America
was planned, built and operated.

MEETING NOTICE

Thursday, November 19, 1992
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Registration at 8:30 a.m.
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, Diamond Head Room,

SPONSORED BY

Honolulu City Council Committee on Transportation
Rene Mansho, Chairwoman

SPEAKER John A. Bonsall, P. Eng.
General Manager
Ottawa-Carlton Regional Transit Commission

HIGHLIGHTS OF OC TRANSPO
70% of people working in downtown Ottawa get there by bus
Average speeds of 27-35 mph - including stops
800 buses - 19 miles of busways - 28 stations • over 80-million annual riders
30% of total daily vehicle travel

"Ottawa-Carlton is the first, and still the only metropolitan area in North America to consciously choose an exclusive bus way system in preference to e light or heavy rail system.... Daily ridership on the Ottawa bus ways, which averages 200,000 per day, exceeds by a large amount the ridership on -any new North American /, rail system."

-Increasing the Productivity of the Nation's Urban Transportation Infrastructure Measures to Increase Transit Use and Carpooling, U, S. Department of Transportation, January 1992.

Complimentary luncheon: Noon to 1 p.m.
Please call 527-5709, 523-4935
To arrange enough lunches, we request you call in your reservation in advance

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