Travel Aids


OC Transpo offers several travel aids and tools
to assist customers with disabilities.

 

Bus Hailing Kits


Bus Hailing KitA bus hailing kit is a pocket-sized set of numbered cards that you can use to identify the route you want to board, to approaching bus operators. Large-text and Braille numbers are printed on the cards. The numbers should be held up at shoulder height.

Bus Hailing Kits are available free of charge, from either:

  • CNIB’s Technical Aids Centre at 613-563-4021
  • OC Transpo Accessible Transit Specialist at 613-842-3636, ext 52873
    (TTY: 613-741-5280) or accessibility@octranspo.com

Destination Cards


Destination CardUse a Destination Card to identify the bus stop where you want to get off. Hand the card to the bus operator when you board - the operator will let you know when you arrive at your stop.

Destination cards are available free of charge, from either:

Medical Emergency Card


Medical Emergency CardThe Medical Emergency Card contains valuable information about you - such as your name, address, emergency contact, and medical condition - in the event you are unable to communicate in an emergency. It is usually carried with a bus pass.

Medical Emergency Cards are available free of charge, from either:

Image text: Free Wednesdays for Seniors 65+ Don't Tap your Presto card on Wednesdays!

Free Wednesdays for Seniors 65+

  • Unlimited rides, all day
  • All routes

You will still need to pay the full fare to ride Para Transpo on Wednesdays.

Let OC Know

If you feel harassed let OC Transpo know by calling Transecure or submitting an anonymous online report.

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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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