Beginning at 8 pm on Wednesday Oct. 19, Rideau Street between Sussex and Dalhousie will be closed to buses in all time periods, until the end of the year, to allow construction to continue on schedule. Buses that normally stop on Rideau Street will serve nearby stops on Rideau at Dalhousie, and on Daly Avenue just east of the Rideau Centre. Routes 1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16x, 18, 106, 403 and 450 are affected by this detour. Rideau Street detours 24 hours/day beginning Oct. 19: Read More »
Wednesday October 26, 2016
NEW: Full Rideau St. closure from Sussex to Dalhousie in all time-periods starting Wednesday, October 19 at 8 pm. Buses that normally stop on Rideau Street will serve nearby stops on Rideau at Dalhousie, and on Daly Avenue just east of the Rideau Centre. Routes 1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16x, 18, 106, 403 and 450 are affected by this detour.
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We are performing major upgrades to our internal and external software and applications starting next week and into early November. As part of the upgrades, we are launching a mobile-friendly version of the improved Travel Planner and retiring the legacy version of the application. You may also notice small changes to some website features that use bus schedule data. Performance of these systems may be affected during implementation and in the days that follow. If you have any comments or questions during or following the upgrades, please let us know. What’s changing with the Travel Planner »
The City will be reconstructing Montreal Road in 2018. We are looking at how the road is used by pedestrians, cyclists, cars and transit customers. We want to hear from Route 12 transit customers. Please take a minute to complete a short survey between now and Oct. 30. Start the survey »
As many federal government employees are moving to Carling Campus starting this fall, we are expanding our service to Moodie Drive with routing or scheduling changes on Routes 101, 103, 152 and 182. To get the latest changes to Carling Campus service straight to your phone or inbox, register for alerts (select “Carling Campus” as a category). Plan your trip to Carling Campus »
As of September 22, the O-Train Confederation Line’s Overhead Catenary System – the wires that supply power to the Light Rail Transit (LRT) electric vehicles – will be energized at the Belfast Yard Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF). O-Train Confederation Line becomes energized: Read More »
The location of station entrances, walkways, fare vending machine and PRESTO readers at O-Train stations may shift temporarily while we begin construction on the structures to house future fare gates along the Trillium Line. The fare gates are part of our new modernized fare system, coming in 2017. The O-Train will continue to serve all stations. Please obey all signage and be careful around the construction site. Detailed construction impacts »
To make sure they don’t fall victim to a discount fare card scam, PRESTO is reminding customers to only buy PRESTO cards from an authorized source: OC Transpo Customer Service Centres, select ServiceOttawa Client Service Centres, online at prestocard.ca or by phone at 1-8-PRESTO-123 (1-877-378-6123). Read full warning at prestocard.ca »
The extra Park & Ride spaces provided by Place d’Orléans Shopping Centre are moving to a convenient covered lot, just north of their current location. You can access this new lot by the mall’s west entrance on Place d’Orléans Drive. Please obey all signage and only park in designated spaces. New overflow parking map »
On Tuesday, Sept. 6, Route 231 becomes Route 228, and Route 232 becomes Route 222. Routing and schedules do not change. The new numbering is part of preparations for the launch of the O-Train Confederation Line in 2018.
Many routes will run more often beginning Sunday, Sept. 4 as new fall schedules come into effect. We’re also launching a new route in Stittsville (Route 167) and improving service to Carling Campus. Special summer service to museums and Petrie Island wraps up for the year on Labour Day. New fall service starting Sept. 4: Read More »
For your safety and comfort, we’re adding a pedestrian crossing at Baseline Station and installing heaters in the bus shelters. Service at the station is not affected. Please obey all signage and be careful around the construction site.
LeBreton Station is moving to Albert at Booth as Preston closes north of Albert for light-rail construction. Buses will be rerouted to use Booth between the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway and Albert. The layout of bus stops at the station will be similar to what it currently is. LeBreton Station layout and area map »
The 600-series routes and special trips on regular routes are back for the school year! School service is adjusted every year, so confirm your route and schedule before school starts. Extra trips to colleges and universities will start up again with the beginning of classes. Student paper passes are no longer accepted. You’ll need a PRESTO card to load an October monthly student pass. Back-to-school with transit: Read More »
We have finished installing bike racks on our buses so you can take your bike along for the ride. More than 450 buses, including all those on routes 12, 85, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96, 97, 99, 101, 106 and 118 are equipped with a rack. Use the Travel Planner’s “More options” features to plan your bike-friendly trips. Rack & Roll is back until fall: Read More »