TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - After months of public pressure, Mayor Jim Watson and Transit Commission chair Diane Deans have agreed to meet members of the Ottawa Student Transit Coalition this afternoon at City Hall to discuss removing the age cap on student bus passes and making student fares available during summer months.
The Coalition will hold a short media scrum following the meeting.
|Date :||September 10, 2013|
|When :||3 :00 PM|
| Where :
|| Ottawa City Hall
Information desk, 1st floor
110 Laurier W.
The Ottawa Student Transit Coalition represents approximately 90,000 college, undergraduate and graduate students at Carleton University, the University of Ottawa, Saint Paul University, La Cité Collégiale, and Algonquin College.
The member associations are:
Graduate Students' Association (Carleton University), Local 78 of the Canadian Federation of Students
Carleton University Students' Association
Student Federation of the University of Ottawa/Fédération étudiante de l'université d'Ottawa, Local 41 of the Canadian Federation of Students
Graduate Students' Association of the University of Ottawa/Association des étudiant.e.s diplômé.e.s de l'Université d'Ottawa, Local 94 of the Canadian Federation of Students
Saint Paul University Student Association/L'Association des Étudiant(e)s de l'Université Saint Paul, Local 85 of the Canadian Federation of Students
Association étudiante de La Cité collégiale, Local 107 of the Canadian Federation of Students Algonquin Students' Association
SOURCE: Ottawa Student Transit Coalition
For further information:
To schedule interviews with representatives from any of the Ottawa Student Transit Coalition student associations, please contact:
Mathieu Murphy-Perron at 613.704.2188 or [email protected].