Sara Bernard signed Petition: Fare Freeze Now! 2019-03-12 20:03:51 -0400If the city wants to reduce the amount of cars on the road. Then they have to stop raising fairs. Also, if the government needs to make money, then the people who work at City Hall should take a pay cut.
In the most recent budget, the Mayor and Ottawa City Council are slated to raise transit fares yet again for our City, even for the Equipass, the pass for low-income individuals. People are already squeezed for cash and we pay some of the highest transit fares in North America here in Ottawa. This is unacceptable. This is why our campaign is calling on the Mayor and City Council to implement a fare freeze and to look towards reducing fares over time so that we can finally give low-income people and other transit riders a break.75 signatures
WHEREAS the Mayor and City Council are slated to raise fares once again in the upcoming City Budget for 2019-2020;
WHEREAS in Ottawa, we pay one of the highest cash fares in North America;
WHEREAS transit riders and especially low-income transit riders are already squeezed enough financially;
We call on the Mayor and current City Council:
-To implement a fare freeze to decrease the financial burden on transit riders
-To look towards a reduction in transit fares for future budgets
Sara Bernard answered 2019-03-05 09:32:00 -0500Q: Get you sign!
A: I'll take one!