Majority of Ottawa City Councillors pledge to use only public transit this week

via CTV News

The majority of Ottawa City Councillors have committed to travely solely using public transit for the entire week.

The challenge comes from the rider advocacy group Free Transit Ottawa. 17 of the 23 councillors officially registered for the challenge, with one seat currently vacant.

The group wants councillors to get a first-hand experience on what riders go through daily.

River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington accepted the challenge. He says he was left standing on the curb twice Monday morning.

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