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Nightly Rideau Street closures October 3, 2016 Route 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 18, 85, 94, 95, 96, 97, 106Read More

Starting Monday, Oct. 3 and until early December (approx.), Rideau Street will be closed between Sussex and Dalhousie every night from 8 pm to 6 am. All buses that serve the Rideau Centre will stop on Mackenzie King Bridge instead.

Use the Travel Planner on or after Oct. 3 to find the best option for your late-night trips during the closure.

Free shuttle

Oct 3–11: Rideau Centre closed overnight; shuttle between Market and Mackenzie King Bridge

The Rideau Centre will not be open late nights between Oct. 3 and 11. Until the walking path through the mall reopens to overnight transit customers, we will offer a free shuttle to connect the ByWard Market and Mackenzie King Bridge. The nightly shuttle will run from midnight to 6 am, with service extended to start at 10 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Shuttle frequency will be determined by demand.

From Oct. 12 to early December (approx.): Rideau Centre pedestrian path reopens overnight; shuttle maintained on peak days

Once the Rideau Centre reopens to night-time transit customers on Oct. 12 and until the end of Rideau Street closures, we will continue to run the free shuttle between the Market and Mackenzie King Bridge during the busiest days in terms of overnight ridership: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The shuttle will run every 10 minutes from 10 pm to 3 am.

ByWard Market to Mackenzie King Shuttle stops and routing

Map of Byward Market – Mackenzie King shuttle routing

Shuttle stop locations

  • Mackenzie King Bridge westbound
  • Elgin northbound, south of Wellington
  • Sussex northbound, south of George (temp. stop)
  • York eastbound, west of William (temp. stop)
  • York eastbound, west of Cumberland (temp. stop)
  • Cumberland southbound, north of Rideau (temp. stop)

Shuttle routing

  • From Mackenzie King Bridge, right onto Elgin Street, right onto Rideau/Wellington, left onto Sussex, right onto York, serve temporary stop at York and William, continue on York, right onto Cumberland, right onto Rideau, left onto Waller, right onto Mackenzie King Bridge, end at westbound stop on Mackenzie King Bridge

Detour routings and affected stops

Bus stops NOT in use

Stop # Location
3009 Rideau Station stop 3A
3009 Rideau Station stop 4A
7596   Rideau (north-side) at Dalhousie
7558  Elgin (west-side) at Queen
7557 Elgin (east-side) at Wellington (Routes 4 & 14 only)

Alternative stops

For service, please catch your bus at the following stops:

Stop # Location
3000 Stop 1A, Mackenzie King Bridge 
3000 Stop 2A, Mackenzie King Bridge
7576 Dalhousie (west-side) at Rideau
2351 Rideau (south-side) at Cumberland

Detour routings

Map of Rideau Street closure detours

Routes 1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 12, 14 and 18:
  • 1 Rockcliffe will serve Bank, Wellington, Elgin, Mackenzie King Bridge, Waller, Besserer and Dalhousie
  • 1 South Keys will serve Dalhousie, Besserer, Waller, Mackenzie King Bridge, Elgin and Wellington
  • 2 Bayshore will start at and serve Mackenzie King Bridge, Elgin and Wellington
  • 2 Downtown will serve Bank, Wellington, Elgin and end at Mackenzie King Bridge
  • 4 Carleton will start at and serve Mackenzie King Bridge and Albert
  • 4 Downtown will serve Slate and end at Mackenzie King Bridge
  • 7 Carleton will serve Rideau, Waller, Mackenzie King Bridge, Elgin and Wellington
  • 7 St-Laurent will serve Bank, Wellington, Elgin, Mackenzie King Bridge, Waller and Rideau
  • 9 Hurdman will serve Elgin, Wellington, Mackenzie King Bridge, Waller, Besserer and Dalhousie
  • 9 Downtown will serve Dalhousie, Besserer, Waller, Mackenzie King Bridge and end on Elgin
  • 12 Downtown will serve Rideau, Waller, Mackenzie King Bridge and Elgin
  • 12 Blair will serve Wellington, Elgin, Mackenzie King Bridge, Waller, Rideau
  • 14 Carlington will serve Rideau, Waller, Mackenzie King Bridge and Elgin
  • 14 St-Laurent will serve Elgin, Mackenzie King Bridge, Waller and Rideau
  • 18 St-Laurent will start at and serve Mackenzie King Bridge, Waller and Rideau
  • 18 Downtown will serve Rideau, Waller and end at Mackenzie King Bridge.
Routes 8, 85, 94, 95, 96, 97 and 106 (Late night service - after 1 am):
  • Buses will remain on the Transitway via Mackenzie King Bridge
  • Eastbound routes 85, 95 and 97 will serve Slater St., Mackenzie King Bridge and Laurier Station
  • Westbound routes 8, 94, 95, 96, 97 and 106 will serve Laurier Station, Mackenzie King Bridge and Albert St.
  • Westbound route 85 will serve Laurier, Nicholas, Mackenzie King Bridge and Albert St.

CIBC Run for the Cure – Route 159 cancelled (Sunday, October 2) October 2, 2016 Route 159Read More

On Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 6 am - 1 pm, the CIBC Run for the Cure taking place at Tunney's Pasture. Route 159 will be cancelled during this event and all stops will NOT be in use. For service, please use the existing bus stops on Scott St. or refer to the 'Alternate Service' locations below. Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Bus stops (560 #) NOT in use: Alternate Service:
  # 8064 -- Tunney's Pasture at Sorrel Tunney's Pasture Stn.
  # 7350 -- Eglantine at Tunney's Pasture Scott St.
  # 8992 -- Tunney's Pasture at Goldenrod Scott St.
  # 7348 -- Frederick Banting at Eglantine Scott St.
  # 7347 -- Columbine at Chardon Tunney's Pasture Stn.
  # 8960 -- Columbine at Tunney's Pasture Tunney's Pasture Stn.
  # 4944 -- Woodroffe at Saunders Woodroffe at Knightsbridge
  # 1832 -- Woodroffe at Richmond Woodroffe at Knightsbridge
  # 8059 -- Parkdale at Lyndale Scott St. or Tunney's Pasture Stn.
  # 5712 -- Columbine at Parkdale Scott St. or Tunney's Pasture Stn.
  # 7345 -- Parkdale at Burnside Scott St.

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Elgin St. / Hwy 417 Overpass (until end of Sep.) September 9, 2016 Route 101, 103Read More

Starting on September 9, 2016 until the end of September, routes 101 and 103 wil be detoured due to work being completed on the underside of the Elgin St. Highway 417 overpass. Route 101 Bayshore and route 103 Bayshore will serve Hawthorne, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pretoria, Metcalfe and Catherine. No bus stops are affected, but stops along the detour routing will NOT be served by routes 101 and 103. Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Map of Routes 101 and 103 Detour

Main St. Closure, Elliot to Clegg (until Nov.) September 6, 2016 Route 16X BritanniaRead More

Route 16X Britannia remains on a revised detour until November 2016. Route 16X Britannia is detoured due to the construction on Main St. between Elliot and Clegg. The route will serve Smyth (westbound), Main, Elliot, Marlowe, Clegg and Main.

Bus stop (560 #) NOT in use:
      # 6798 -- Main (east-side) at Clegg.
For service, please catch your bus at the following temporary stops:
      Elliot (south-side) at Main
      Marlowe (east-side) at Beckwith
      Clegg (north-side) at Main
Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Route 16X Britannia Detour Map:
Map for Route 16X Britannia, Main St Detour

Main St. Closure, Clegg to Riverdale                 (until Nov.) May 2, 2016 Route 5 St-LaurentRead More

REVISED: At 2 pm on Tuesday, 16 August 2016, until November 2016, Main Street from Clegg to Lees will re-open to northbound traffic. Route 5 St-Laurent, north of Clegg will follow the regular route. Route 5 St-Laurent, south of Clegg, will follow the existing detour to Clegg and Main. NOTE: Route 5 Billings Bridge travels its regular route and all stops are served.

The following bus stop (560 #) will NOT be in use for Route 5 St-Laurent during the construction:           
           # 7642 -- Main (east-side) at Beckwith
For service on Route 5 St-Laurent, please catch your bus at the following stops:
          # 6744 -- Riverdale (south-side) at Glenview
          Temporary stop on Marlowe (east-side) at Beckwith
          Temporary stop on Clegg (north-side) at Main        
Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

REVISED Map for Route 5 St-Laurent, Main St. Detour

Carling Campus (until late Oct.) January 18, 2016 Route 101, 103, 152, 182Read More

REVISED:
    •  Until late October, Routes 152 and 182 are on detour to avoid the construction zone at Nortel's former Carling Campus. 
    •  As of September 4, 2016 until late October, Routes 101 and 103 will also be detoured.

The following stops will be permanently taken out of service:
          # 0901 -- Discovery Rd. (east-side) (formerly Nortel) at Access
          # 1335 -- North Ring Rd. (east-side) at Access
          # 0895 -- Discovery Rd. (west-side) (formerly Nortel) at Access
          # 1336 -- North Ring Rd. (west-side) at Access

For service, please catch your bus at the new bus stop # 2125, located on the North Ring Rd Loop (south-side) at North Access Rd.

Detour Routings:

Route 152
To Moodie (Carling Place – Old Nortel): will serve Carling and Moodie, Northern Access, North Ring Road and the new stop on the local loop.
Trips to Bell High School via Moodie: will serve Carling and Moodie, Northern Access, North Ring Road,  the new stop on the local loop, North Rong Rd., Northern Access, Carling and Moodie.
PM Peak Trips to Moodie via Grandview: will serve Carling/Grandview, Carling, Northern Access, North Ring Road and the new stop on the local loop.
To Lincoln Fields Station: will serve Carling/Grandview, Carling, Northern Access, North Ring Road and the new stop on the local loop.

Route 182:
To Moodie: will serve Moodie/Abbott POC Roadway, Moodie, Carling, Northern Access, North Ring Road and the new stop on the local loop.
Extended Trips to Kanata North via Shirley’s Bay Complex: will serve he new stop on the local loop, North Ring Road and Northern Access.
To Lincoln Fields Station: will serve the new stop on the local Loop, North Ring Road, Northern Access,  Carling and Moodie.
Extended Trips from Kanata North via Shirley’s Bay Complex: will serve Northern Access, North Ring Road, the new stop on the local Loop, North Ring Road, Northern Access, Carling and Moodie.

Routes 101 & 103:
Route 101 Bayshore Station will serve Moodie, Carling, Northern Access, North Ring Road, the Local Loop and the temporary stop.
Route 103 Moodie will serve the stop on Carling at Moodie, continue on Carling, Northern Access, North Ring Road, the Local Loop and serve the temporary stop.
Route 101 St-Laurent and Route 103 Place d‘Orléans will begin their routes at the temporary stop on Local Loop, then serve North Ring Road, Northern Access, Carling and Moodie.

Navaho Dr. Closure, Iris to Agincourt (until Nov.18) August 29, 2016 Route 150Read More

Starting at 9 am on Monday, August 29, 2016 until 5 pm on Friday, 18 November 2016, Route 150 will be detoured due to the closure of Navaho Drive between Iris and Agincourt. Route 150 Tunney’s Pasture will serve Iris, Whitmore, Cline, Albany, Agincourt and Navaho. Route 150 Lincoln Fields will serve Navaho, Agincourt, Albany, Cline, Whitmore and Iris.

Bus stops (560 #) NOT in use:
      # 2940 -- Iris (south-side) at Navaho
      # 4546 -- Navaho (south-side) at Laxton
      # 4547 -- Navaho (south-side) at Albany
      # 2947 -- Navaho (north-side) at Iris
      # 4548 -- Navaho (north-side) at Sherman
      # 4549 -- Navaho (north-side) at Albany
For service, please catch your bus at the following temporary stops:
      Iris (south-side) at Whitmore (just past the experimental farm pathway)
      Cline (south-side) at Albany
      Albany (north-side) at Cline
Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Map fro Route 150, Navaho Drive Detour

Crystal Beach Dr. Closure, Ullswater to Carling (until Nov. 30) August 15, 2016 Route 152Read More

Starting at 7 am on Monday, August 15, 2016 until 6 pm on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, Route 152 will be detoured due to the closure of Crystal Beach Drive between Ullswater Drive and Carling Avenue due to construction in the area. Route 152 Moodile will serve Crystal Beach, Ullswater and Carling. Route 152 Lincoln Fields will serve Carling, Ullswater and Crystal Beach.

The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use:
    # 5314 -- Crystal Beach (west-side) at Ullswater
    # 5313 -- Crystal Beach (east-side) at Ullswater
    # 5312 -- Crystal Beach (west-side) at Carling
    # 5311 -- Crystal Beach (east-side) at Carling
    # 0908 -- Carling (north-side) at Sunnybrae
    # 0897 -- Carling (south-side) at Sunnybrae
    # 0896 -- Carling (south-side) at Ullswater
    # 5321 -- Carling (north-side) at Ullswater
For service, please catch your bus at the following temporary stops:
   Temporary stop on Ullswater (south-side) at Crystal Beach
   Temporary stop on Crystal Beach (east-side) at Ullswater
   Temporary stop on Ullswater (west-side) at Carling
   Temporary stop on Ullswater (east-side) at Carling
Please allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Map for Route 152, Crystal Beach Dr.Detour

Tremblay VIA Rail Station Entrance Construction Completed August 2, 2016 Route 92, 96Read More

The Tremblay VIA Rail Station driveway will be completely re-opened at 5:30 am, Tuesday, August 2. Routes 92 and 96 will continue to service the station, exiting via the East portion of the driveway instead of Pickering Place.

VIA Rail - Train station map.

Crichton Street Westbound Closure, Keefer to Dufferin (July 11 - October 21) July 11, 2016 Route 9 (westbound)Read More

As of 9 am on Monday, July 11, 2016 until 4 pm on October 21, 2016, route 9 Downtown (westbound only) will be detoured due to the westbound closure of Crichton St. between Keefer and Dufferin. Route 9 Downtown will serve the stop at Crichton/Dufferin, continue on Dufferin, MacKay,  Keefer and Crichton. NOTE: Route 9 Hurdman will NOT serve stop # 8763 located on the west-side of Crichton, at Keefer.

For service on Route 9 Downtown, please catch your bus at the following stops:
   # 8765 -- Crichton (east-side) at The Mews
   # 7007 -- Crichton (east-side) at  Keefer

Map for Route 9 Downtown, Crichton St. Detour

Queen St. Closure, Bank to O’Connor                 (April 25 - Fall 2016) April 25, 2016 Route 4, 9, 12Read More

Starting on Monday, April 25, 2016 until the fall of 2016, Routes 4, 9 and 12 are detoured due to the closure of Queen St. between Bank and O'Connor. Route 4 eastbound will serve Bronson at Slater, continue on Slater and then serve Elgin. Route 4 westbound will serve Elgin at Queen, continue on Elgin and then serve Albert.. Eastbound routes 9 Hurdman and 12 Blair will serve Kent at Queen, continue on Kent and then serve Wellington;  weekdays only.

Detour Maps:   Route 4      |     Routes 9 & 12
Alternate Service:   Route 4      |     Routes 9 & 12

The following bus stops (560 #) will NOT be in use during the detour:
           # 7561 -- Queen St. (south-side) at Bank 
           # 1368 -- Queen St. (south-side) at Kent      
           # 1512 -- Queen St. (south-side) at Metcalfe
           # 7557 -- Elgin (east-side) at Wellington -- Routes 9 & 12 only

Route 4 Detour Map:
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
* NOTE: Route 4 westbound to Carleton University is currently on detour via Albert Street and will continue to use designated alternative stops, as listed above.
Allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

Routes 9 and 12 Detour Map:
Map for Routes 9 & 12, Queen St. Detour

For service on Routes 9 and 12 eastbound *, please catch your bus at:
          # 7693 -- Wellington (south-side) at O’Connor
          # 7694 -- Wellington (south-side) at Metcalfe
          Temporary stop at Kent (east-side) at Queen
 * NOTE: On evenings and weekends, please catch your eastbound route 9 or 12 at the Rideau Centre on Rideau St.
Allow a few extra minutes for your travel.

General Service Change

Fall Service Change September 4, 2016Read More

The Fall service change takes place on Sunday, September 4, 2016:

  • New schedules on many routes to reflect the higher demand for service in the fall: Routes 1, 4, 5, 8, 12, 14, 85, 87 through 111, 114 through 120, 129, 134, 135, 144, 147, 148, 151, 152, 172, 177 and the O-Train Trillium Line
  • Special school service is back
  • Improved service to Carling Campus
  • New Route 167 serves Stittsville
  • Special weekend service to summer destinations ending on Labour Day : Route 129 to Aviation museum, Route 185 to Agriculture museum and Route 198 to Petrie Island
  • Route 231 becomes Route 228 (routing doesn't change)
  • Route 232 becomes Route 222 (routing doesn't change)
  • LeBreton Station moves one block east to the corner of Albert and Booth
  • Place d’Orléans Park & Ride overflow lot moving
  • Converting some Route 95 and 98 trips to quicker routes 91 and 97

Route Service Change

Special weekend service to summer destinations ends September 6, 2016 Route 129, 185, 198Read More

After Labour Day, special weekend service to summer destinations ends on the following routes:
  •  Route 129 to Aviation Museum
  •  Route 185 to Agriculture Museum
  •  Route 198 to Petrie Island

Renumbering of routes 231 and 232 September 4, 2016 Route 231, 232Read More

On Sunday, September 4, 2016, routes 231 and 232 will be re-numbered:
  •  Route 231 becomes Route 228
  •  Route 232 becomes Route 222.
Routing and schedules do not change. The new numbering is part of preparations for the launch of the O-Train Confederation Line in 2018.

Improved Service to Carling Campus September 4, 2016 Route 101, 103, 152, 182Read More

Starting on Sunday, September 4, 2016, there will be improved service to Carling Campus on Moodie Drive to accommodate the relocation of Federal Government employees to this facility by:
  •  Extending many routes offer better connections to the campus
  •  Increasing service frequency to improve travel times
  •  Starting later this fall: slightly modifying routes on campus to serve a new bus-only roadway and stop that will open soon

Service improvements to Carling Campus

Revised Carling Campus Service  ... click map to enlarge
Map of Carling Campus area service
 

New Route 167 serving Stittsville September 6, 2016 Route 167Read More

As of  Tuesday, September 6, 2016, new route 167 will provide weekday rush hour service from the Blackstone in Stittsville to Terry Fox Station to improve connections to downtown and other destinations. Six trips will operate in the morning to Terry Fox Station, then return in the afternoon to the community, operating approximately every 30 minutes.

Route 167 Terry Fox:  Schedule    |    Map
Route 167 Blackstone:  Schedule    |    Map

Trips shifted on Routes 91, 95, 97, 98 September 4, 2016 Route 91, 95, 97, 98Read More

As of September 4, 2016, service will be increased on Routes 91 and 97, while decreased on Routes 95 and 98 in certain time periods. This is in order to shift service to the routes providing a faster trip and to better match ridership demand.

Special school service returns August 30, 2016Read More

The 600-series routes and special trips on regular routes are back for the school year:
  •  French schools: starts Tuesday, August 30, 2016
  •  English schools. startsTuesday, September 6, 2016
Extra trips to colleges and universities will start up again with the beginning of classes.

Other

Stop # 6627 Re-located, Bronson at Laurier (Sep. 23) Route 4Read More

On Friday, September 23,  2016, bus stop # 6627, located on the east-side of Bronson at Laurier, will be permanently re-located north on Bronson to the street sign/traffic signal pole - at the corner of Bronson (east-side) and Laurier.

Stop #1328 NOT in Use - Strandherd at Prince of Wales (Sep. 12 - mid-Nov.) Route 94, 99Read More

Starting at  9 am on Monday, September 12, 2016 for approximately 2 months, there will be NO service at bus stop # 1328, located on the south-side of Strandherd at Prince of Wales, affecting routes 94 and 99. For service, please catch your bus at stop # 1164 on the south-side of Strandherd at Cresthaven.

Beechwood Ave. Bus Stop Changes (Sep. 4) Route 1, 5, 7Read More

Starting on Sunday, September 4, 2016, the following bus stop changes will be implemented along Beechwood Ave., affecting routes 1, 5 and 7:

Bus stops (560 #) being re-instated on Sep. 4:
    # 8794 -- Beechwood (south-side) at Loyer (NOTE: already in use)
    # 8795 -- Beechwood (south-side) at St. Charles
    # 1649 -- Beechwood (south-side) at Marier 

Bus stops (560 #) permanently removed from service (NOTE: already removed):
    # 8793 -- Beechwood (south-side) at Charlevoix
    # 8794 -- Beechwood (south-side) at Maisonneuve

LeBreton Station moving one block east   (September 4)Read More

On Sunday, September 4, 2016, LeBreton Station is moving one block east to Albert at Booth, as Preston closes north of Albert for light-rail construction. Buses will be rerouted to use Booth between the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway and Albert. The layout of bus stops at the station will be similar to what it currently is:
LeBreton Station Layout (eff. Sep. 4, 2016)

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