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Important Service Notification

January 11, 2019 Events

Our deepest condolences are extended to all those affected by the tragedy at Westboro Station.  Our customers and Ottawa residents can convey their sympathies to families and victims of the collision by signing the Book of Condolences.  The book will be available at Ottawa City Hall (Jean Pigott Place) from noon Monday, January 14 until end of day Sunday, January 20. The Book of Condolences will also be available at Eva James Memorial Community Centre starting at noon, Monday, January 21, where it will remain until end of day Sunday, January 27.

If you wish to convey your sympathies but are unable to do so in person, an online Book of Condolences is also available on ottawa.ca


Residents who need support are encouraged to call the Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region at 613-238-3311 or the national Morneau Shepell crisis hotline at 1-844-751-2133. Ottawa Public Health has additional resources to help in responding to stressful events.

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Detour - Hunt Club Rd January 19, 2019 Route 87, 92, 96, 99, 197Read More

Routes 87, 92, 96, 99 and 197 are detoured between Downpatrick and Airport Pkwy due to water main break. Stops 8468 - 8641 - 1077 - 8443 are not in service.

DETOUR: Elgin Street Closure (Lisgar to Catherine) January 7, 2019 Route 5, 14Read More

Starting Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, Elgin will be closed to traffic from Lisgar to Catherine. Elgin should reopen later in 2019. The closure is part of the Elgin Street Renewal project. During this time, Routes 5 and 14 will be detoured. Routes 101 and 103 will not be affected.

Detour routing 

Instead of Elgin:Elgin Street map

  • Route 5 Billings Bridge will use Somerset, Cartier, McLeod and the Queen Elizabeth Parkway
  • Route 5 Rideau will use Queen Elizabeth Parkway, McLeod, Cartier, Somerset and Metcalfe
  • Route 14 Carlington will use Somerset, Cartier, McLeod, Metcalfe and Gladstone
  • Route 14 St-Laurent will use Cartier, Somerset, Metcalfe and Slate

Affected stops

Bus stops (560#) NOT in use Alternate service
# 7676 -- Elgin (west side) and Lisgar # 8465 -- Elgin (west side) and Gloucester or
# 0004 -- Somerset (south side) and Elgin
# 2471 -- Elgin (west side) and Somerset # 0004 -- Somerset (south side) and Elgin
# 7673 -- Elgin (west side) and Lewis  # 0008 -- Cartier (west side) and Lewis
# 2472 -- Elgin (west side) and Frank # 0009 -- Cartier (west side) and Gladstone
# 2473 -- Elgin (west side) and McLeod # 0012 -- McLeod (south side) and Cartier
# 2476 -- Elgin (west side) and Catherine # 2447 -- Hawthorne (south side) and Colonel By
# 7560 -- Elgin (east side) and Slater NS # 3008 -- Slater (south side) and Metcalfe
# 2466 -- Elgin (east side) and Argyle # 7633 -- Hawthorne (north side) and Colonel By
# 2468 -- Elgin (east side) and McLeod # 0011 -- McLeod (north side) and Cartier
# 6403 -- Elgin (east side) and Waverly # 0007 -- Cartier (east side) and Lewis
# 2469 -- Elgin (east side) and Gilmour # 0007 -- Cartier (east side) and Lewis
# 7674 -- Elgin (east side) and Cooper # 0003 -- Somerset (north side) and Elgin
# 7675 -- Elgin (east side) and Nepean # 0001 -- Metcalfe (east side) and Lisgar
# 2034 -- Elgin (east side) and Isabella # 7633 -- Hawthorne (north side) and Colonel By

Queen Street Opening December 3, 2018 Route 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 18Read More

On December 3, 2018, Queen street will open. Some downtown portions of routes 6, 7, 10, 12, 16, 17, and 18 will be changing.

Route 19 will continue to follow detour routing until further notice. Route 9 is not changing. 

New routing

  • Route 6 Downtown will serve Bank, Queen, Elgin and Rideau
  • Route 6 Greenboro will serve Rideau, Wellington, Elgin, Queen and Bank
  • Route 7 St-Laurent will serve Bank, Queen, Elgin and Rideau
  • Route 7 Carleton will serve Rideau, Wellington, Elgin, Queen and Bank
  • Route 10 Rideau will serve Slater, Bay, Queen, Elgin and Rideau
  • Route 10 Carleton will serve Rideau, Wellington, Elgin, Queen, Lyon and Albert
  • Route 12 Rideau (only some trips) will serve Rideau, Wellington, Elgin, and Queen
  • Route 16 Britannia will serve Mackenzie King, Elgin, Queen, Lyon, and Albert
  • Route 16 Main will serve Slater, Bay, Queen, O’Connor, Slater and Mackenzie King
  • Route 17 Parliament will serve Rideau, Wellington, Elgin, and Queen
  • Route 17 Wateridge will serve Queen, Elgin and Rideau
  • Route 18 Parliament will serve Rideau, Wellington and O'Connor
  • Route 18 St-Laurent will serve Queen, Elgin and Rideau

Affected stops

New stops Routes Previous detour stops
# 7683 -- Queen (north-side) and Kent 16 # 3003 -- Albert (north side) and Kent
10, 12  
# 1368 -- Queen (south-side) and Kent 16 # 3006 -- Slater (south-side) and Kent
10  
# 7689 -- Bay (east side) and Albert 10, 16  
# 3051 -- Lyon A 16 # 3003 -- Albert (north-side) and Kent
10  
# 3051 -- Lyon B 16 # 3006 -- Slater (south-side) and Kent
10  
# 1903 -- O’Connor (west side) and Sparks 18  
# 7557 -- Elgin (east side) and Wellington 6, 7 # 3009 -- Rideau 3A (south side) and Nicholas
17, 18  
# 7558 -- Elgin (west side) and Queen 6, 7 # 7691 -- Wellington (north side) and Metcalfe
17  
# 1228 -- Queen (north side) and Metcalfe 12  
# 1512 -- Queen (south side) and Metcalfe 6, 7 # 7694 -- Wellington (south side) and Metcalfe
10, 17  
# 3052 -- Parliament B 6, 7 # 7692 -- Wellington (north-side) and O'Connor  
16 # 3002 -- Albert (north-side) and Bank
10, 17  
# 3052 -- Parliament A 6, 7, 18 # 7546 -- Bank (east-side) and Sparks
16

# 3002 -- Albert and Bank

# 3007 -- Slater (south-side) and Bank

10, 17  

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