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Ottawa Transport

Transport


For sightseeing purposes, most visitors enjoy exploring Ottawa's compact downtown area on foot or by bicycle, but the OC Transpo company also provides a top-class integrated public transport system. Travellers can purchase tickets when boarding buses and streetcars, while day passes and discount tokens are available. Taxis are available but are fairly expensive. Rates should be displayed in the taxi cab and the meter rate should be set at one at the start of a journey. There are also ride-sharing apps such as Uber on offer.

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