Thursday, February 22, 2018 SubMenu

The 560-560 text and 560-1000 systems are experiencing technical issues affecting schedule information on some routes, and only today's schedule is available for 560-1000. Schedules can be checked at octranspo.com or the myTransit app. You may also call us and speak to a live representative at (613)741-4390.
We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience.

Presto Delay

Some OC Transpo customers are experiencing delayed updates to the balance displayed in their PRESTO account. OC Transpo is working to resolve this backlog, and balances should appear correctly again within a few days. Until then, please note that fare is still deducted when you tap your card to ride, and you can still load funds normally.

Presto Delay

Some OC Transpo customers are experiencing delayed updates to the balance displayed in their PRESTO account. OC Transpo is working to resolve this backlog, and balances should appear correctly again within a few days. Until then, please note that fare is still deducted when you tap your card to ride, and you can still load funds normally.


Public Transit In Canada's Capital

Extended bus lanes on Chapman Mills

On Sunday, Feb. 4, Chapman Mills bus lanes were extended between Longfields and Beatrice. Travel times on Routes 99 and 406 are faster and more reliable. Buses no longer serve the stop at Chapman Mills / Mancini (#1402). The stop at Chapman Mills / Leamington (#1404) moved less than a block west. All other stops remain in service. Map of new routing »

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Para Transpo information sessions

We held two sessions for Para Transpo customers. The sessions looked at new and upcoming changes to Para Transpo. Participants also explored a possible online booking system. If you missed registration, please let us know and we will send you the information. You can also tell us what you think about online booking from now until Feb. 28, 2018. Read More »

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Help us test new fare gates and ticket machines

Customers who use the O-Train Trillium Line or catch a bus at Greenboro Station can try out the new ticket machines and fare gates and tell us what they think of their experience. Testing is underway at Carleton, Carling, Greenboro and Mooney's Bay stations. Read More »

New per-ride fare option for EquiPass

We have launched a reduced per-ride option for persons on a low income. The EquiPass single-ride fare ($1.75 per ride in 2018) is half the cost of a regular fare. The discount is available on Presto and ParaPay only. Your Presto card is free if you qualify for the EquiPass. Read More »

Discounted single fare of $1.75 for Community Pass customers

Community Pass customers who pay for their trip with e-Purse will be charged a reduced fare of $1.75 beginning in February. The discounted Community e-Purse fare ($1.75 in 2018) is half the cost of the regular fare. The discount is available on Presto and ParaPay only. All customers who have enabled the Community Pass fare on their account will receive the discount. For those who have been charged the old fare since Jan. 1, 2018 – you will automatically receive a refund directly to your Presto card by the end of February. Read More »

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Eagleson East Park & Ride lot changes

We’ve reconfigured the Eagleson East Park & Ride lot. The changes include moving all current Gold permit spaces to the south side of the lot. We are also converting 42 additional spots into Gold permit spaces. Permits are sold on a first come, first serve basis. Please obey all signage and only park in designated spots. You will need to prove you have a monthly pass to buy a permit. New Eagleson East Park & Ride map and permit info »

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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’Orléans, St-Laurent, Strandherd and Westboro. Read More »

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