Summer service begins June 24

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Summer schedules and service changes start Sunday, June 24.

Use the Travel Planner for the best options for your travels this summer.

Highlights

Due to lower ridership in the summer, the following routes will have service reductions:

  • Routes 12, 19, 30, 33, 44, 61, 63, 64, 82, 85, 87, 88, 91, 94, 95, 97, 98, 104, 105, 111, 129, 235, 236 and 272

    Summer Route Schedules are now available! Printed timetables will be available soon.

We’re getting Ready for Rail

Route number changes

  • New connections to future O-Train Line 1 (Confederation Line)
    • Routes 11X, 17, 48, 63, 64 and 92 extended to Line 1 stations
    • Route 11 modified to connect at Tunney’s Pasture Station
  • We are continuing to introduce new route numbers:
    • Route 11X becomes Route 151
    • Route 86B becomes Route 86
    • Route 86C becomes Route 89
    • Saturday trips on Route 174 become Route 82

Weekend service to summer destinations is back!

School service wraps up at the end of exams. 600-series School routes and special school trips on regular routes will only run until:

  • June 21 for French-language schools
  • June 26 for English Catholic schools and June 27 for English public schools

Summer is construction season in Canada! Work on Ottawa roads could lead to service delays and detours. Sign up to receive the latest service alerts by email or text message. You can also check out our Live Transit Updates page for a full list of ongoing and planned detours.

Routing and numbering changes

Route

Changes

11X

  • Becomes new Route 151
  • Route 151 extended to Tunney’s Pasture via Scott connection to the future O-Train Line 1

11

Modified Route 11
  • Modified to serve Tunney’s Pasture via Holland
  • No longer serves Westboro station, McRae or Churchill Avenues
  • This change will provide a connection to the future O-Train Line 1

17

  • Extended from Rideau to future Parliament Station via Rideau, Wellington and either Bank (eastbound) or O’Connor (westbound)

18

  • Extended from Rideau to future Parliament Station via Rideau, Wellington and either Bank (eastbound) or O’Connor (westbound)

48

  • Weekend trips extended to Hurdman station for daily connection to the future O-Train Line 1

63

  • Off-peak trips extended to Tunney’s Pasture for all-day connection to future O-Train Line 1

64

  • Off-peak weekday trips extended to Tunney’s Pasture for all-day connection to future O-Train Line 1

66

  • Some morning trips extended from 2500 Solandt to Innovation Station to add connections and trip options for some customers

80

  • Shortened to Tunney’s Pasture in the east
  • Trips currently starting or ending at LeBreton or Mackenzie King will do so at Tunney’s Pasture instead  
  • Many routes provide a downtown connection. Please use the Travel Planner to find out your options.

86,
86B
& 86C

Route 86C (and 86 Hurdman starting at Colonnade)New routing of Routes 86 and 89

  • Portion of Route 86 and Route 86C between Colonnade and Fisher/Forest Park replaced by new Route 89
  • New Route 89 shortened to end at Tunney’s Pasture Station
  • The portion of the route between Tunney’s Pasture and Hurdman  will be served by Route 86

Route 86B (and 86 Elmvale and Southvale)

  • This Route becomes (or remains) Route 86
  • Routing of these trips do not change
  • Customers travelling between Fisher/Forest Park and Tunney’s Pasture also have the option of taking Route 89

Many routes provide a downtown connection. Please use the Travel Planner to find out your options.

Revised Route 86

New Route 89

  Map of Revised Route 86 Map of new Route 89

92

  • Weekend trips extended to Hurdman Station for daily connection to the future O-Train Line 1

174

  • Two Saturday trips renumbered as trips on Route 82
    • Northbound trip starting at 10 am from Knoxdale/Hunt Club
    • Southbound trip starting at 4:15 pm from Baseline
  • Other Saturday trips cancelled due to low demand

Weekend service to summer destinations

Route

Service information

129

  • Summer weekend (and holiday) extension to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum starting Saturday, June 23
  • Service every 30 minutes from 9 am to 5 pm

139

  • Summer weekend (and holiday) service to Petrie Island starting Saturday, June 16
  • Service every 30 minutes from 9 am to 6:30 pm

185

  • Summer weekend service (and holiday) to the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum (Experimental Farm) Saturday, June 23
  • Service every 30 minutes from 9 am to 5 pm

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