Ottawa Electric Railway Company Mass Transit Map 1948 | Usage tips.

Ottawa Electric Railway Company Mass Transit Map 1948

References used for this project.

Legend

Route types

Suburban Car Line ___________
City Car Line ___________
Bus Line ___________
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Each route can be clicked to view its route number and mode. Due to overlapping routes and layers, the route may be below other information on the map and not clickable. To bring it to the top of the map layers, click the layer twice in the control box at the top right portion of the map.

Base map

Topo. Map 1948 is the base map used to provide context for the mass transit routes. 5

Links to maps by year

1929 | 1939 | 1948 | 1951 | 1954_June | 1954_December | 1962 | 1965 | 1967 | 1973 | 1974 | 1976 | 1978 | 1979 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | Rail routes only 1929-2015 | Major Changes 1929-2015 | Timeline 1929-2015 | Landing page


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List of routes

Map
line
colour
Route
name
Route typeRoute mode
   TempletonBus LineBus
   CrosstownBus LineBus
   Riverdale - Lyon - WellingtonBus LineBus
   CrerarBus LineBus
   Bronson - PlazaCity Car LineCity Car
   Preston - Rockcliffe - Sussex - JohnCity Car LineCity Car
   Holland - LaurierCity Car LineCity Car
   Bank - RideauCity Car LineCity Car
   Hull - St.Patrick - LindenleaCity Car LineCity Car
   Britannia - George LoopSuburban Car LineSuburban Car

Facts and Observations.


1. OC Transpo, OC Transpo Transit Routes 1929-2015, ESRI Shapefiles, Ottawa, Ontario: MacOdrum Library, Carleton University, August 29, 2018. https://library.carleton.ca/find/gis/geospatial-data/oc-transpo-transit-routes.

5. Geographical Section, General Staff, Department of National Defence, "Ottawa, Ontario. 1:63,360. Map Sheet 031G05, [Ed. 17], Gridded, 1948," Map, Scholars Portal, Accessed April 13, 2019. https://scholarsportal.info/

10 OC Transpo, "History (Looking Back)," Milestones, OC Transpo, Accessed April 19, 2019, http://www.octranspo.com/about-octranspo/history_looking_back.

11 Glenn Clark, "Why Streetcars Never Ran on Montreal Road?," Historic Gloucester 16 No.1 (2015): 7. http://www.gloucesterhistory.com/Historic%20Gloucester%20Volume%2016%20No%201.pdf.

12 Glenn Clark, "Uplands Bus Lines - Gloucester South's Transit System from 1940 to 1950," Historic Gloucester 16 No.3 (2015): 6. http://www.gloucesterhistory.com/Historic%20Gloucester%20Volume%2016%20No%203.pdf.

14 National Capital Planning Service, Plan for the National Capital, Canada, 1950: General Report Submitted to the National Capital Planning Committee, (Ottawa: National Capital Planning Service., 1950-1951.) 87-89. Planning Canada's Capital, https://qshare.queensu.ca/Users01/gordond/planningcanadascapital/greber1950/Full_text_Greber1950.pdf

National Capital Planning Service. Bus and Street Car Routes Ottawa and Environs Ottawa. (Ottawa: National Capital Planning Service, 1947).


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