Second City, Second Metro: The Ottawa Transportation Commission Struggles With Rapid Growth

I was going to share the 1948 map that you’ve all seen, but figured it has been shared more than enough. Here is what the Ottawa Transportation Commission’s system looked like in 1965. Source: Ottawa Transportation Commission. Ottawa Bus Routes, September 1965.

When Ottawa Transportation Commission (OTC) Chairman David McMillan and its General Manager George Brady appeared in front of Murray Jones with their submission, it was clear that there was one thing on their minds: financial sustainability.