Snow day in Ottawa rough on buses Noted in the nation’s capital: Abandoned buses all over town Aaron Hutchins February 28, 2013 Follow @hutchins_aaron Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 4 [View the story “Snow day in Ottawa rough on OC Transpo” on Storify] Snow day in Ottawa rough on OC Transpo Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Wed, Feb 27 2013 20:03:56 How hard was the nation’s capital hit by Wednesday’s snowstorm? Let’s just say the OC Transpo buses had some delays—and people were tweeting pictures of it all day. Look at that teamwork.. #Ottawa #OCTranspo #MTO @ottawacity http://pic.twitter.com/vXijQpK3upTÅYLOR SICAℝD Aw how cute, even #octranspo can’t drive in this. http://pic.twitter.com/G3u1LHyCCCEvan “@joliejessie: the bus that was #stuckbus #octranspo #lincolnfields http://twitpic.com/c7c6a5 http://twitpic.com/c7c6ap”Paul Keating Transitway buses are being held WB on JAM Pkwy at Lincoln Fields due to a report of a jack-knifed bus. #OCTranspoOC Transpo Alerts @OCTranspo And again… I hate Ottawa at times http://pic.twitter.com/eZWpYKoIxnAngela #octranspo #lendingahand http://pic.twitter.com/Gi348kUYvOPaul Keating Yikes. This served as a pretty effective roadblock. #OCTranspo #Ottawa #weather http://twitpic.com/c7dpuwSteph Willems From #OCTranspo: "As of 4:30pm, approximately 60 buses required tow truck assistance and 13 buses were involved in minor collisions."Jon Willing Well my #octranspo bus didn’t jackknife, but this is the scene at Cahill and Hunt Club http://pic.twitter.com/g1FznMXV6JByron Clairoux OCTranspo buses stuck, sliding backward, touching on Riverside to Bronson N. Ramp #cbcott http://pic.twitter.com/orybZqlus9Stu Mills OCTranspoBusStuck1467mrwildfiremike Bus stuck at Lebreton… So it begins, let’s see if I get home in one piece tonight #octranspo #ottcity http://pic.twitter.com/qh9aJd9MQaMadona Walls Expect long wait/travel times on buses to continue into the evening as the Environment Canada snowfall warning remains in effect. #OCTranspoOC Transpo Alerts Classic #OCTranspo — / I feel kinda bad, what a poor sweetie!Gen Larose #OCTranspo classic! http://pic.twitter.com/FwYeAziQqcPiotr Boruslawski This is what is holding up all the traffic. #OCTranspo #ottawa #ottnews http://pic.twitter.com/reA1ayC5xjMike Ciolfi We’re not going anywhere now. #octranspo http://pic.twitter.com/KtKxT1wFThDJ Shaun the bus that fucked everyone over. #octranspo #ottawa #lincolnfieldsJess Martin Packed. #octranspo #full #uncomfortable #bus #ottawa #storm #weatherStephanie Dorsch @LesliHarker don’t you miss #Ottawa ? "#OCTranspo classic! http://pic.twitter.com/zTXoovAOsQ"Victoria Amira @octranspo buses in the ditch Everywhere http://pic.twitter.com/GZJcMSLw9iMikey G accordion buses apparently not designed for ottawa blizzards #weather @BlacksWeather @OCTranspoAlerts http://pic.twitter.com/XcxO0wDzOjGraham Raby The transit way is totally blocked at Greenbank station. #OCTranspo #ottnews http://pic.twitter.com/5ZNHKGzTmfMike @CBCOttawa Octranspo offloading psngrs in middle of Heron rd http://pic.twitter.com/kibTxEsBwVJosh Ray Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: extreme weather Advertisement About this author Aaron Hutchins Macleans.ca editor Aaron Hutchins writes about business, culture and the lives of Canadians. He once wrote a story about One Direction too, which makes him the resident boy band expert (reluctantly). Other articles Why so glum, chum? One man's crusade against pessimism. The good and bad of boredom + 1 more posts this week Advertisement Post navigation Previous Could this be the biggest physics discovery in decades? Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.