Saturday, November 25, 2017 SubMenu

Presto customers will not be able to access the Presto website due to planned maintenance scheduled on Saturday morning, Nov 25, 2017 from 12:00am until 4:00am. 

During this time, Presto customers will be able to tap their card to travel.

Public Transit In Canada's Capital

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Grey Cup Festival: OC Transpo Special Service

We are providing free service on all OC Transpo routes, Para Transpo and the O-Train for Grey Cup Game Day ticket holders between Nov. 22 and Nov. 27. Just show your printed ticket or e-ticket to the bus operator or staff members at the O-Train fare gates. An extra free shuttle service will connect downtown with TD Place from Nov 23 to 25. On the Grey Cup game day, Nov. 26, we will offer enhanced major event service to TD Place on Routes 6, 7, 450, 451, 452, 454, 455 and 456. Get There! »

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New winter service starts on Dec. 24

New winter schedules take effect on most routes on Christmas Eve. New routes and route extensions will add service to growing communities. The Transitway will be extended west to Moodie Station at Moodie and Corkstown by the end of 2017. A special holiday service will be in place from Dec. 24 to Jan. 5 Read More »

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Christmas Food Drive on Saturday, Dec. 2

OC Transpo and City of Ottawa volunteers will be collecting food and donations for the Ottawa Food Bank at participating Loblaws®, Loblaw greatfood®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Your Independent Grocer® and No Frills® stores across Ottawa on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 am to 6 pm. Read More »

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Bicycle Repair Stations at 10 Transit Stations

OC Transpo worked with Safer Roads Ottawa to find locations for bike repair stations. These facilities allow cyclists to perform minor bike repairs. Repair stations are located at: Bayshore, Baseline, Dominion, Eagleson, Fallowfield, Greenboro, Place d’Orleans, St. Laurent, Strandherd & Westboro. Read More »

Paper bus tickets will soon be replaced

Tickets in their current format will only be on sale until Nov. 30, 2017. Use the Presto e-Purse or cash instead. It’ll cost you the same or less. On Para Transpo, use cash or money loaded on ParaPay. You’ll be able to use old tickets on the bus (but not on the O-Train Trillium Line) until April 30, 2018. Make the switch to Presto today! »

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Help us test new fare gates and ticket machines starting in November

Customers who use the O-Train Trillium Line or catch a bus at Greenboro Station will soon be able to try out the new ticket machines and fare gates and tell us what they think of their experience. Testing will start at Carling Station and be rolled out to Carleton, Confederation and Greenboro Station. Staff will be on-site to help you use the new equipment anytime the O-Train is in service. Read More »

Transit screen installation

Starting this week and throughout October, we will be installing transit screens at a number of stations. These screens will provide real-time bus and train departure times and live service updates (such as detours, delays and elevator outages). Some areas in the stations, including shelters, may be temporarily unavailable during the installation. Read More »

STO routes currently not available in OC Transpo Travel Planner

The OC Transpo Travel Planner is unable to provide trip options with connections to Société de transport de l’Outaouais (STO) routes at this time due to a technical issue. We are working with STO to fix this problem as quickly as possible. Until then, please use the STO Plani-Bus at to plan the portion of your trip within the STO network. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Read More »

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Name the Trains Contest

Are you a child or youth aged 16 or under who wants to be part of Ottawa’s history? We are looking for creative, fun and unique names for each of our 40 train cars: 34 O-Train Confederation Line train cars and 6 O-Train Trillium Line train cars. Submit your name idea from now until Dec. 8, 2017 for your chance to have it featured on an operating O-Train car starting in 2018. Submit a name »

Exterior announcements of bus arrivals

On April 23, 2017 OC Transpo rolled out exterior bus announcements at bus stops and stations. Each bus now announces its route and destination in English and French when it arrives at the station platform or bus stop. Read More »

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