Para Transpo

Transportation for people with disabilities

Para Transpo vehiclePara Transpo is a public transportation alternative for customers who are unable to take conventional transit (buses and O-Train) some or all of the time due to a disability.

It is funded by the City of Ottawa and administered by OC Transpo.

Para Transpo provides van and sedan services within the urban and rural areas of the City of Ottawa and to the Hull sector of Gatineau.

NOTE:  Wheelchairs up to 30 inches (762 mm) wide by 60 inches (1525 mm) long and scooters up to 30 inches (762 mm) wide by 50 inches (1270 mm) long will fit on Para Transpo buses. 

If you are a senior citizen or an adult living with a disability in rural Ottawa, there are options available in addition to Para Transpo and the Taxi coupon program to help you travel to, from, or within your community: Rural transportation options

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Application Form for Para Transpo Services:


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Administration and Information

613-244-1289

TTY 613-244-4833
Fax: 613-244-4329

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Our mailing address is:

Para Transpo
925 Belfast Rd.
Ottawa, ON  K1G 0Z4

Get your pass early

You can buy or load your monthly transit pass up to 14 days before the start of the month.

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Fare discounts

For Youth aged 19 and under.

Student fares
Teal ticket with text: The Ticket $1.60

Use up or trade in old tickets

Teal ($1.60) tickets expire on Dec. 31. will remain valid. Purple tickets ($1.65) will remain valid.

Use up or trade in old tickets: Find out more

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