CBC News Posted: Nov 26, 2014 5:00 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 26, 2014 5:58 PM ET
An Ottawa woman says she’s still waiting for a response from OC Transpo and doesn’t plan on riding buses with her baby on cold days in the future after a bus driver asked her to get off a bus with her stroller and two-month-old baby.
“I was extremely frustrated, to say the least,” said Robin Noel, nearly a week after the Thursday, Nov. 20 incident during the afternoon rush hour.
She was waiting for a No. 2 bus on Somerset Street West and had timed it so she’d be waiting outside for only five minutes.
But the first bus was full and didn’t stop and the second, smaller bus was 20 minutes late. She said she watched six to eight people get off, but that the driver wouldn’t let her on.
“As I was starting to get on the bus, the driver looks at me and says, ‘I can’t fit a stroller, you have to get off,’” Noel recalled. Continue reading