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The Real Time GPS is experiencing technical difficulties.

Due to technical difficulties The MyTransit app and 560560 are providing departure times that are not adjusted by Real Time GPS data. We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience.

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Ottawa Mandarin MS Walk -                        Route 159 cancelled (Sunday, April 30) April 30, 2017 Route 159Read More

On Sunday, April 30, from 9 am - 1 pm, Route 159 will be cancelled due to the Ottawa Mandarin MS Walk taking place along the westbound lanes of Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway between Parkdale and Preston. Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Bus stops (560 #) NOT in use: (9 am - 1 pm) Alternate Service:
 # 8064 -- Tunney's Pasture (east-side) at Sorrel Tunney's Pasture Stn.
 # 7350 -- Eglantine (north-side) at Tunney's Pasture Scott St.
 # 8992 -- Tunney's Pasture (north-side) at Goldenrod
 # 7348 -- Frederick Banting (east-side) at Eglantine
 # 7347 -- Columbine (south-side) at Chardon Tunney's Pasture Stn.
 # 8960 -- Columbine (south-side) at Tunney's Pasture
 # 8059 -- Parkdale (west-side) at Lyndale Scott St. or Tunney's
Pasture Station
 # 5712 -- Columbine (south-side) at Parkdale
 # 7345 -- Parkdale (west-side) at Burnside Scott St.

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Pretoria Bridge Closure (Sunday, Apr. 30) April 30, 2017 Route 5Read More

From 6 am - 2 pm on Sunday, April 30, 2017, Route 5 will be detoured due to the Pretoria Bridge closure from Colonel By Drive to Queen Elizabeth Drive.

Route 5 Billings Bridge      |     Route 5 St-Laurent

Route 5 Billings Bridge:

Route 5 Billings Bridge will serve Elgin southbound, Queen Elizabeth Driveway, Pretoria, Metcalfe, the eastbound Hwy 417 ramp, exit at Lees, continue on Lees and  Main.
The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use on Route 5 Billings Bridge:
    # 2447 -- Hawthorne (south-side) at Colonel By
    # 7635 -- Main (west-side) at Graham
For service on route 5 Billings Bridge, please catch your bus at the following stops:
    # 2476 -- Elgin (west-side) at Catherine
    # 6809 -- Main (west-side) at Evelyn
Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Map for Route 5 Billlings Bridge, Pretoria Bridge Detour

Route 5 St-Laurent:

Route 5 St-Laurent will serve Main northbound, Greenfield, the westbound Hwy 417 ramp, exit at Catherine/Metcalfe, continue on Metcalfe, Argyle and Elgin.
The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use for Route 5 St-Laurent:
    # 7634 -- Hawthorne (north-side) at Main
    # 7633 -- Hawthorne (north-side) at Colonel By
    # 2466 -- Elgin (east-side) at Argyle
For service on route 5 St-Laurent, please catch your bus at the following stops:
    # 2468 -- Elgin (east-side) at McLeod
    # 6799 -- Main (east-side) at Lees
Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Map for Route 5 St-Laurent, Pretoria Bridge Detour

Somerset St. East Closure, Henderson to King Edward (May 1 - 12) May 1, 2017 Route 16Read More

Starting at 7 am on Monday, May 1 until 5 pm on Friday, May 12, 2017, Route 16 will be detoured due to the closure of Somerset Street East between Henderson and King Edward. Route 16 Britannia (westbound) will serve Somerset East, Nelson, Osgoode and King Edward. Route 16 Main (eastbound) will serve King Edward, Osgoode, Nelson and Somerest East.

The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use:
    # 8259 -- Somerset (south-side) at King Edward
    # 0796 -- Somerset (north-side) at King Edward
For service, please catch your bus at the following stops:
   # 7613 -- Temporarily re-located to Osgoode (north-sdie) at King Edward
   # 7612 -- Temporarily re-located to the hydro pole on King Edward (west-side) near Osgoode
Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Map for Route 16, Somerset Street East Detour

Queen St. Construction (April 7 - late fall 2017) April 7, 2017 Route 9, 12Read More

From 7 pm on Friday, April 7 until late fall 2017 (weekdays only), eastbound Routes 9 and 12 are detoured due to continued construction on Queen St. Both route 9 Hurdman and route 12 Blair will serve Kent at Queen and continue on Kent and Wellington.

Bus stops (560 #) NOT in use:
    # 7561 -- Queen St. (south-side) at Bank
    # 1512 -- Queen St. (south-side) at Metcalfe
For eastbound service, please catch your bus at:
   # 1368 -- Kent St. (east-side) at Queen
   # 7693 -- Wellington (south-side) at O'Connor
   # 7694 -- Wellington (south-side) at Metcalfe

Map for Routes 9 & 12, Queen St. 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.

Highlights:


More Spring Service Change Information

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

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