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Update to Finance and Economic Development Committee on Confederation Line Read More

The Rideau Transit Group (RTG) has advised the City that the June 2016 sinkhole has caused the construction schedule to shift and as a result the new proposed Revenue Service Availability date is November 2, 2018.

Council update

Experience Winterlude with the FREE OLG Sno-Bus! Read More

On Winterlude weekends and on Family Day, catch the free Sno-Bus at Confederation Park. One shuttle goes to the Rideau Canal skateway, Dow’s Lake and Lansdowne Park. A second shuttle will take you to Snowflake Kingdom at Jacques-Cartier Park North. Bus stops are clearly marked.

Experience Winterlude with the FREE OLG Sno-Bus!: Read More

Extended bus lanes on Chapman Mills Read More

On Sunday, Feb. 4, Chapman Mills bus lanes will be extended between Longfields and Beatrice. Travel times on Routes 99 and 406 will be faster and more reliable. Buses will no longer serve the stop at Chapman Mills / Mancini (#1402). The stop at Chapman Mills / Leamington (#1404) will move less than a block west. All other stops will remain in service.

New bus routing on Chapman Mills

Discounted single fare of $1.75 for Community Pass customers Read More

Community Pass customers who pay for their trip with e-Purse will be charged a reduced fare of $1.75 beginning in February. The discounted Community e-Purse fare ($1.75 in 2018) is half the cost of the regular fare. The discount is available on Presto and ParaPay only. All customers who have enabled the Community Pass fare on their account will receive the discount. For those who have been charged the old fare since Jan. 1, 2018 – you will automatically receive a refund directly to your Presto card by the end of February.

Discounted single fare of $1.75 for Community Pass customers: Read More

Eagleson East Park & Ride lot changes Read More

New Eagleson East Park & Ride map

Gold permit parking map

Summary of changes

  • More Gold permit spaces to reduce waitlist
  • All Gold permit parking moved to south part of lot
  • South side of lot reserved for Gold and Accessible permit holders
  • All spots in central and north parts are either regular or accessible

Gold permits

Call 613-842-3777 to buy your permit.

Gold permits cost $58.50 per month (2018 rates).

Permits are sold on a first come, first serve basis.

You will need to prove you are a transit pass holder to buy a permit.

New winter service Read More

New winter schedules are in effect on most routes. New routes and route extensions add service to growing communities.

New winter service: Read More

New per-ride fare option for EquiPass Read More

We have launched a reduced per-ride option for persons on a low income. The EquiPass single-ride fare ($1.75 per ride in 2018) is half the cost of a regular fare. The discount is available on Presto and ParaPay only. Your Presto card is free if you qualify for the EquiPass.

New per-ride fare option for EquiPass: Read More

Para Transpo information sessions Read More

We held two sessions for Para Transpo customers. The sessions looked at new and upcoming changes to Para Transpo. Participants also explored a possible online booking system. If you missed registration, please let us know and we will send you the information. You can also tell us what you think about online booking from now until Feb. 28, 2018.

Para Transpo information sessions: Read More

New fares in effect Read More

Fares went up an average of 2.5%. The new rates will let us keep pace with inflation and rising service costs.

2018 fare prices

Old paper bus tickets no longer on sale Read More

Use the Presto e-Purse or cash instead. It’ll cost you the same or less. On Para Transpo, use cash or money loaded on ParaPay. If you already have tickets, you can use them on the bus (but not if you board at Greenboro Station or on the O-Train Trillium Line) until April 30, 2018.

Make the switch to Presto today!

Bicycle Repair Stations at 10 Transit Stations Read More

OC Transpo worked with Safer Roads Ottawa to find locations for bike repair stations. These facilities allow cyclists to perform minor bike repairs. Repair stations are located at Bayshore, Baseline, Dominion, Eagleson, Fallowfield, Greenboro, Place d’Orléans, St-Laurent, Strandherd and Westboro.

Bicycle Repair Stations at 10 Transit Stations: Read More

Help us test new fare gates and ticket machines Read More

Customers who use the O-Train Trillium Line or catch a bus at Greenboro Station can try out the new ticket machines and fare gates and tell us what they think of their experience. Testing is underway at Carleton, Carling, Greenboro and Mooney's Bay stations.

Help us test new fare gates and ticket machines: Read More

Family Day Service Read More

Buses will follow a slightly reduced schedule on Monday, Feb. 19. School routes (600 series), special school trips and Shopper route 301 will not run. Para Transpo will provide a holiday service. Regular scheduled trips will be cancelled automatically. Booking for Family Day trips starts Feb. 12.

More Family Day Service info

For your security

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Some buses have an on-board camera system.

More vehicle safety features

Improved Travel Planner

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