New winter service starting Dec. 25

Service changes effective Dec. 25

Express Routes

Renumbered in the 200sPresto card

Become new Connexion Routes

No more express premium

Express pass Auto-Renew cancelled
Buy a Regular pass for January!

New Connexion Routes

Regular fareExample of a Connexion Route number

Limited stops in west end

Some routes combined with local routes

New Route #s

Getting ready for rail!

Some Orléans routes combined

New service types

Kanata

New Innovation Station Park & Ride

Express Routes become Connexions

Route 93 becomes new all-day Route 63 & revised Route 64

Orléans

Routes 30 & 130 combined

Routes 20A and 120 combined

Express routes become Connexion routes

Route 5 split in two

Route 5 runs from Billings Bridge to Rideau

New Route 19 runs between St-Laurent & Bank via Mackenzie King

Stops and service frequency stay the same

Winter schedules starting Dec. 25

Schedule adjustments on most routes

Use the Travel Planner to find the best options for your travels this winter.

Holiday servicesnowflake

Holiday schedules from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6

Special office hours

Free service after 8 pm on New Year's Eve

New fares starting Jan. 1

No more express fares

New Youth & Access Passes

Cash and e-Purse fares more closely aligned

Service highlights

  • New winter schedules take effect on most routes on Christmas Day. Use the Travel Planner to find the best options for your travels this winter.
  • Reduced schedules in place over the Holidays
  • We’re getting ready for rail! Express route changes in preparation for 2018 multimodal service and the launch of the O-Train Confederation Line:
    • Converting expresses to 200-series Connexion Routes, routes get new numbers but continue serving same local stops
    • We’re getting rid of the express premium on Jan. 1! If you normally purchase (or Auto-renew) an Express pass, make the switch to a regular pass for January at prestocard.ca
    • Afternoon stop changes for west-end Connexion (express) routes: most will bypass Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields and Pinecrest
  • Kanata/Stittsville Connexion (express) routes will all serve Bayshore for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • Combining local and express routes to reduce duplication of service: Routes 30 and 130 combine into revised Route 30, and Routes 120 and 20A become new Route 33
  • Improved service to Kanata North
    • Innovation Park & Ride opens at corner of Innovation and Terry Fox: Routes 63, 64, 165, 166, 660 & 674 all provide service
    • Route 93 becomes new all-day Route 63 and revised Route 64
  • New fares go into effect Jan. 1
  • Route 5 split in two at the Rideau Centre: Route 5 now runs from Billings to the Rideau Centre and Route 19 from Bank at Albert/Slater to St-Laurent (via Mackenzie King Station)

Changes to routes effective Dec. 25

Route

Changes

5

Split in two at the Rideau Centre as part of downtown route realignment to improve reliability of service and in preparation for O-Train Confederation Line service in 2018:

  • Route 5 serves the segment between Billings Bridge and Rideau Street
  • New Route 19 runs between St-Laurent and Bank Street at Albert/Slater via Mackenzie King Bridge

Stops and schedules do not change.

20A

Route 20A is combined with Route 120 to become new Route 33.

  • Express premium no longer required

20B

Becomes new Connexion Route 233

  • Express premium no longer required
  • Follows current 20B routing
  • Morning trips to downtown serve the Place d’Orléans Park & Ride platform
  • Afternoon trips serve the main Place d’Orléans platform

21

Becomes new Connexion Route 232

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to stops or number of trips

24

Becomes new Connexion Route 224

  • No changes to stops or number of trips

27

Becomes new Connexion Route 234

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to stops or number of trips

30

Route 30 is combined with Route 130 into revised Route 30:

  • Express premium no longer required
  • Runs all day between Millennium and Blair Stations
  • During peak periods the route is extended (to downtown in the morning and from downtown in the afternoon) following current Route 30 routing

31

Becomes new Connexion Route 231

  • Express premium no longer required

34

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to stops or number of trips

35

Becomes new Connexion Route 235 with slight routing change westbound (morning) to serve Place d’Orléans Park & Ride.

  • Express premium no longer required

37

Becomes new Connexion Route 237

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to stops or number of trips

38

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to stops or number of trips

40

Becomes new Connexion Route 293

  • No changes to stops or number of trips

43

Becomes new Connexion Route 298

  • No changes to stops or number of trips

60

Route is cancelled and replaced by new all-day Route 63 and revised Route 64.

  • Express premium is not required on either route

61

Becomes new Connexion Route 269

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to the number of trips offered
  • All morning trips now serve Bayshore for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations (connect at Bayshore Station)

62

Becomes new Connexion Route 267

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to the number of trips offered
  • All morning trips now serve Bayshore for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations (connect at Bayshore Station)

64

Revised Route 64:

  • Express premium no longer required
  • Connects the new Innovation Station and Park & Ride in Kanata North with Lincoln Fields Station via Morgan’s Grant
  • Runs Monday through Friday from 5:30 am to 9 pm
  • Peak-period service extended to/from downtown stopping at all Transitway stations along the way
  • South portion of Route 64 (Terry Fox and Huntsville stretch) replaced by new Connexion Route 264

65

Becomes new Connexion Route 265

  • Express premium no longer required
  • All morning trips now serve Bayshore for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations (connect at Bayshore Station)

66

Becomes new Connexion Route 256

  • Express premium no longer required
  • All morning trips serve Bayshore Station for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations (connect at Bayshore Station)

67

Becomes new Connexion Route 282

  • No changes to stops or number of trips

68

Becomes new Connexion Route 268

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to the number of trips offered
  • All morning trips now serve Bayshore for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations (connect at Bayshore Station)

69

Becomes new Connexion Route 252

  • Express premium no longer required
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest Stations (connect at Bayshore)

70

Becomes new Connexion Route 270

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to the number of trips offered
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields, Queensway or Iris Stations (connect at Baseline or Fallowfield)

71

Becomes new Connexion Route 271

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to the number of trips offered
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields, Queensway or Iris Stations (connect at Baseline or Fallowfield)

72

Becomes new Connexion Route 272

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to the number of trips offered
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields, Queensway or Iris Stations (connect at Baseline or Fallowfield)

73

Becomes new Connexion Route 273

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to the number of trips offered
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields, Queensway or Iris Stations (connect at Baseline or Fallowfield)

77

Becomes new Connexion Route 277

  • Express premium no longer required
  • No changes to the number of trips offered
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields, Queensway or Iris Stations (connect at Baseline or Fallowfield)

93

Cancelled and replaced by new all-day Route 63 and Route 64.
School trips to Bell H.S. become new Route 660, which will run via March Road.

116

Timing adjustment: trip currently starting at Viewmount at Grant Carman at 8:45 pm will start several minutes sooner to improve connections at Greenboro Station.

120

Route 120 (including school trips to Gisèle-Lalonde and afternoon trips from St. Peter’s) is combined with Route 20A to become new Route 33.

  • Morning trip to St. Peter’s H.S. will be cancelled due to low ridership

130

Route 130 is combined with Route 30 into revised Route 30:

  • Runs all day between Millennium and Blair Stations
  • During peak periods the route is extended (to downtown in the morning and from downtown in the afternoon) following current Route 30 routing

School trips to Colonel By/Gloucester become School Route 630.

135

Peak period, peak direction trips will be offered by new Connexion Route 235. Other trips will not change.

140

Becomes new Connexion Route 290

  • No changes to stops or number of trips

162

Evening trip timing changes to better align with shift end times of Tanger Outlet employees

165

Modified to serve Innovation Station and the Briarbrook community east of March Rd.

167

Trip timing changes to improve connections at Terry Fox Station

181

Becomes new Route 166, which runs via Terry Fox, Legget, Solandt, Hines and Innovation.

182

All trips will start/end at 2500 Solandt (HP Canada office):

  • Trips to/from Carling Campus extended
  • Trips to/from Richcraft Recreation Complex shortened

201

Becomes new Shopper Route 301

  • No changes to stops or number of trips
  • Service is still free

202

Becomes new Shopper Route 302

  • No changes to stops or number of trips
  • Service is still free

203

Becomes new Shopper Route 303

  • No changes to stops or number of trips
  • Service is still free

204

Becomes new Shopper Route 304

  • Route is extended to serve Osgoode at the Osgoode Community Centre
  • Service is still free

205

Becomes new Shopper Route 305

  • No changes to stops or number of trips
  • Service is still free

261

  • Express premium no longer required
  • All morning trips now serve Bayshore for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations (connect at Bayshore Station)

262

  • Express premium no longer required
  • All morning trips now serve Bayshore for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations (connect at Bayshore Station)

263

  • Express premium no longer required
  • All morning trips now serve Bayshore for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations (connect at Bayshore Station)

283

  • Express premium no longer required
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion (connect at Lincoln Fields Station)

674

Route 674 to All Saints H.S. is revised to run via March Rd.

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New Route 33

  • New route combining Routes 120 and 20A
  • Connects the Avalon Community and Place d’Orléans at all times
  • During the weekday morning peak period, service is extended to downtown via the Place d’Orléans Park & Ride (instead of the main station platform); in the evening peak, trips start from downtown (service at main Place d’Orléans Station platform)

Route schedule coming soon!

New Route 63

  • Connects the new Innovation Station and Park & Ride in Kanata North with Lincoln Fields Station via Briarbrook
  • Runs all day 7 days a week
  • Peak-period service extended to/from downtown stopping at all Transitway stations along the way

Route schedule coming soon!

New Route 166

  • Replaces Route 181, offering same service level
  • Runs via Terry Fox, Legget, Solandt, Hines and Innovation
  • Serves new Innovation Station and Park & Ride

Route schedule coming soon!

New Connexion Route 264

  • Replaces South portion of Route 64 (Terry Fox and Huntsville stretch)
  • All morning trips now serve Bayshore for better connections to Carling Campus on Moodie
  • In the afternoon, no longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest Stations (connect at Bayshore Station)

Route schedule coming soon!

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Improved service in Kanata North starting Dec. 25

Innovation Park & Ride features

  • Over 250 free parking spaces & plans for another 480 as demand grows
  • Direct service to and from downtown about every 15 minutes during peak periods
  • Accessible benches, passenger shelters
  • Cyclist amenities:
    • Bike parking
    • Bike repair station
  • Multi-use pathway connecting communities north of Terry Fox Drive to the Richcraft Recreation Complex
  • Safety and security features:
    • Closed circuit TV (CCTV) cameras
    • Emergency phones
  • Public art (coming in 2017)

Winter service changes in Kanata North

Starting Dec. 25, transit service in Kanata North will be revised to serve Innovation Station and provide:

  • More service and better connections in Morgan’s Grant and Briarbrook
  • Improved access for employment areas
  • Direct peak-period service from Innovation Station to downtown on new Routes 63 and 64
  • Higher frequency along major corridors
  • Coordinated with the 2018 transit network and launch of the O-Train Confederation Line in 2018

Kanata North service map

Map of new Kanata North Service

Kanata North route changes

Route

Changes

60

Route is cancelled and replaced by new all-day Route 63 and revised Route 64.

  • Express premium is not required on either route

64

Revised Route 64:

  • Express premium no longer required
  • Connects the new Innovation Station and Park & Ride in Kanata North with Lincoln Fields Station via Morgan’s Grant
  • Runs Monday through Friday from 5:30 am to 9 pm
  • Peak-period service extended to/from downtown stopping at all Transitway stations along the way
  • South portion of Route 64 (Terry Fox and Huntsville stretch) replaced by new Connexion Route 264

93

Cancelled and replaced by new all-day Route 63 and Route 64.
School trips to Bell H.S. become new Route 660, which will run via March Road.

165

Modified to serve Innovation Station and the Briarbrook community east of March Rd.

181

Becomes new Route 166, which runs via Terry Fox, Legget, Solandt, Hines and Innovation.

182

All trips will start/end at 2500 Solandt (HP Canada office):

  • Trips to/from Carling Campus extended
  • Trips to/from Richcraft Recreation Complex shortened

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2016–2017 Holiday season schedules

Buses and the O-Train will be following reduced schedules over the holiday period. Click on a day to go to the corresponding schedules.

December 2016

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December 24
Regular Saturday schedule

December 25
Sunday schedule

December 26
Saturday schedule

December 27
Saturday schedule

December 28
Reduced weekday schedule

December 29
Reduced weekday schedule

December 30
Reduced weekday schedule

December 31
Sunday schedule
Free service after 8 pm

January 2017

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

January  1
Regular Sunday schedule

January  2
Saturday schedule

January 3
Reduced weekday schedule

January 4
Reduced weekday schedule

January 5
Reduced weekday schedule

January 6
Reduced weekday schedule

January 7
Return to regular schedules

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