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Algonquin College Service Roadway Closure (March 31) March 31, 2017 Route 118Read More

From 7 am - 5 pm on Friday, March 31, 2017, Route 118 will be detoured due to the closure of the Algonquin College Service Roadway (North Access Rd.) between Navaho Dr. and College Ave. Route 118 Kanata will serve Navaho, Woodroffe and the bus-only roadway and Route 118 Hurdman will serve Baseline Station, Woodroffe and Navaho. Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use:
      # 0706 -- North Access Rd. (west-side) at College Ave.
      # 0707 -- North Access Rd. (east-side) at College Ave.
For service, please catch your bus at stop # 0705 (eastbound) or stop # 0704 (westbound), both on Navaho at the Algonquin College Residence.

Map for Route 118, Algonquin College Detour

Queen St. Closure, Bank to O’Connor           (until further notice) April 25, 2016 Route 4Read More

Route 4 continues on detour until further notice, due to the closure of Queen St. between Bank and O'Connor. Route 4 Rideau Centre (eastbound) will serve the stop on Slater at Bay, continue on Slater, Elgin, Wellington and then continue on Rideau to the Rideau Centre. Route 4 Carleton (westbound) will serve the stop on Elgin at Queen and then continue on Elgin and Albert.

Bus stops (560 #) NOT in use:
           # 7561 -- Queen St. (south-side) at Bank 
           # 1368 -- Queen St. (south-side) at Kent      
           # 1512 -- Queen St. (south-side) at Metcalfe

Map for Route 4, Queen St. Detour

For service on Route 4 eastbound, please catch your bus at:
          # 3006 -- Slater (south-side) at Kent 
          # 3007 -- Slater at Bank
          # 3008 -- Slater (south-side)at Metcalfe
For service on Route 4 westbound, please catch your bus at:
          # 3001 -- Albert (north-side) at Metcalfe
          # 3002 -- Albert (north-side) at Bank
          # 3003 -- Albert (north-side) Kent

General Service Change

Spring Service Change April 23, 2017Read More

On Sunday, April 23, 2017, new spring schedules, service adjustments and new route numbers take effect. Many of the changes happening will help us get ready for rail and prepare for the opening of the O-Train Confederation Line in 2018.

    • New route numbers
    • New colours and symbols
    • Nouveau horiares du printemps
    • Rack & Roll returns
    • Summer U-Pass starts May 1
    • Sunday service on Victoria Day

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Route Service Change

NEW Route Numbers April 23, 2017 Route 2, 6, 92, 96, 118, 150, 151, 156, 157, 172, 176, 178, 180, 182Read More

Effective on Sunday, April 23, 2017, we are making the following route number changes as part of our continuing roll-out of the new route numbering plan.
Note: The numbers may be changing, but the route stays the same!
 New Route Numbers chart

For a complete list of routes and trips affected, visit the Spring Service Change page

Post-Secondary and Secondary School Service April 23, 2017 Route 4, 85, 101, 111, 129Read More

On Sunday, April 23, 2017, seasonal frequency reductions will be made to match lower ridership on the following routes:
    •  Routes 4, 104, and 111 and on the O-Train Trillium Line serving Carleton University
    •  Route 85 serving the University of Ottawa
    •  Route 129 serving the main campus of La Cité

Special school trips on regular routes and 600 series routes will be adjusted based on ridership levels. Some trips will be added, while others will be adjusted or cancelled.

For a complete list of routes and trips affected, visit the Spring Service Change page

Kanata Service Adjustments April 23, 2017 Route 63, 64Read More

Effective Sunday, April 23, 2017, the following adjustments will be made to Kanata Routes 63 and 64:
   •  Adjusted schedules to improve connections to the residential community from Innovation Station
   •  Trips added to and from Kanata Business Park at peak times on weekdays.
   •  Frequency increased to every 15 minute at certain times in the afternoon.

For a complete list of routes and trips affected, visit the Spring Service Change page.

Connexion Service Adjustments April 23, 2017 Route 252, 256, 261, 262, 265, 269, 271, 273, 277Read More

On Sunday, April 23, 2017, minor trip time and/or capacity adjustments will be made on Routes 252, 256, 261, 262, 265, 269, 271, 273, and 277, in response to customer requests and to match ridership levels.

For a complete list of routes and trips affected, visit the Spring Service Change page


St-Laurent Station: Closure of lower level Mall access (Apr 1 - 10)Read More

Starting at 7 am on Saturday, April 1 until 7 am on Monday, April 10, 2017, the lower level access to St-Laurent Mall will be CLOSED due to construction at St-Laurent Station.

  • To access the mall, pedestrians can use the crosswalk on the ground-level access of St-Laurent Station.(see pedestrian plan below).
  • On Monday, April 10, half of the lower level access to St-Laurent Mall will reopen, to allow for pedestrian movements between the station and the mall.

Diagram of pedestrian plan for closure of St-Laurent Mall lower level mall access

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