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Fall service starts Sept. 2

Fall service

Highlights

Routing changes and new schedules will take effect on Sunday, Sept. 2:

  • New fall schedules for Routes 10, 12, 19, 28, 30, 33, 44, 61, 63, 64, 82, 85, 87, 88, 91, 94, 95, 97, 98, 104, 105, 106, 111, 129, 170, 235, 236 and 272
  • New fall 2018 system map available

Getting Ready for Rail:

  • Highlights by neighbourhood:
    • Vanier and Overbrook
      • Routes 18 and 19 will be revised to provide more direct connections to St-Laurent Station
      • New route 20 will replace route 19 service to the Montfort Hospital, the Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, and on Cummings, Brittany and Montfort Street
      • Route 18 will be replaced by Route 19 on Donald, and will return to its previous routing south of the Queensway, along Tremblay Road
    • Orléans
      • Routes 32, 34 and 38 will be extended to provide all-day connections to Blair Station
      • Route 134 will be combined into route 34
      • Route 32 will travel to Blair Station and will be replaced on Fortune Drive by all-day route 34
      • Route 131 service will be removed north of Highway 174, and will instead travel along St-Joseph directly to Place d’Orléans. New route 138 will run between Place d’Orléans and Saint-Louis Residence
    • Ottawa Hospital General Campus and CHEO
      • Route 45 service will be increased to operate 7 days/week in all time periods
      • Route 106 will be shortened to travel from St-Laurent and Elmvale via Smyth to Riverside Station. Service on the hospital Ring Road and to Hurdman Station will be replaced by route 45
    • Downtown
      • Later in the fall when construction on Queen Street is finished, routes 6, 7, 11, 12, 16 and 19 will be modified to travel along Queen Street
      • Starting Sept. 2, Route 11 will end at Confederation Square instead of Rideau Station
      • Starting Sept. 2, Route 12 will end at Metcalfe instead of Bank Street
    • Bayshore and Lincoln Field
      • Route 11 will no longer travel west of Lincoln Fields to Bayshore, providing a new connection between Richmond Road and the Transitway at Lincoln Fields Station
  • When Queen Street reopens to buses later this fall:
    • Routes 6, 7, 11, 16, 17, 18 and 19 will be modified to connect with future Parliament Station via Queen Street

The Travel Planner will reflect the final routing that will be in place once Queen Street reopens.

Make sure you check the detour notes in your trip plans and schedules.

Example of a Travel Planner note

  • Route number changes:
    Table of new route numbers
  • Revision of service in Vanier:
    • Routes 18 and 19 modified to provide more direct trips to St-Laurent Station and Line 1 service
  • Revision of service in Orléans  (See routes 32, 34, 38, 131 and 134)

Revised School routes and schools trips return at the start of the fall semester year.

Special summer weekend and holiday service to Petrie Island and the Aviation and Agricultural Museums wraps up on Labour Day.


Routing changes

For all routes changing when Queen Street reopens:

The Travel Planner will reflect the final routing that will be in place once Queen Street reopens.

Make sure you check the detour notes in your trip plans and schedules!

Example of a Travel Planner note

Route Changes
Effective Sept. 2 When Queen Street reopens
4

Becomes new Route 10
Routing doesn’t change

 

6

Continues to follow current routing:
Route 6 Map

Will be modified to connect to future Parliament Station via Queen
New Route 6 Map

7

Continues to follow current routing: Route 7 map

Will be modified to connect to future Parliament Station via Queen
New Route 7 Map

11

Shortened:
To Lincoln Fields Station (instead of Bayshore) in the west:

  • Bayshore continues to be served by Route 97 (via Richmond) and Route 85 (via Carling)

To Confederation Square on Elgin (instead of the Rideau Centre in the east)

Will access Elgin via Queen Street instead of Wellington
New Route 11 Map

12

All trips end on Queen at Metcalfe.

This route will connect with Line 1 at Rideau Station
New Route 12 Map

 

16

Continues to follow current routing:
Route 16 map

Will be modified to connect to future Parliament Station via Queen
New Route 16 Map

17

Continues to follow current routing:
Route 17 map

Will be modified to use Queen Street.

New routing:

Route 17 Parliament:

  • From O’Connor (southbound)
  • Right Queen, where it will end.

Route 17 Wateridge:

  • Will start on Queen (eastbound)
  • Elgin then northbound on Elgin
  • Return to current routing
18

Routing revised for more direct trips to St-Laurent Station:

  • Uses Queen Mary instead of Quill and Donald
  • Service returns to Tremblay and Belfast

Will be modified to use Queen Street.

New routing:

Route 18 Parliament:

  • Will end southbound on O’Connor 

Route 18 St-Laurent:

  • Will start on Queen (eastbound)
  • Elgin then northbound on Elgin
  • Return to current routing

New Route 18 Map

19

Routing revised for more direct trips to St-Laurent Station:

  • Travels on Olmstead, McArthur, Vanier, Donald, Frances and Queen Mary to access St-Laurent Blvd.
  • New Route 20 will serve Montfort Hospital and the Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre on Des Pères-Blancs

Will be shortened to end at future Parliament Station instead of Bank.

New routing:

Route 19 St-Laurent:

  • From Parliament Station at Queen and O’Connor
  • South on O’Connor
  • East on Slater
  • Return to its current routing to Marier

Route 19 Parliament (currently Albert at Bank):

  • From Laurier
  • North on Elgin
  • West on Queen
  • End at Parliament Station at Queen and O’Connor

New Route 19 Map

28

Evening and Saturday trips will follow Sunday routing, travelling directly to the Blackburn Arena via Bearbrook
Frequency is reduced to better match ridership

 

32
  • Extended west to Blair Station for a connection to Future Line 1
  • Route 34 replaces service on Fortune
  • Route 131 replaces service along St-Joseph

See revised Orléans service

 

34

Combined with Route 134 for all-day connection between Saddleridge/Renaud and Blair Station (and future Line 1 service):

  • Continues to use Route 34 routing north of St-Joseph
  • Uses current Route 134 routing south of St-Joseph
  • Continues to go downtown in peak periods until Line 1 service starts

See revised Orléans service

 

38

Combined with Route 131 into revised Route 38, for all-day connection between Place d’Orléans and Blair Station (and future Line 1 service):

During weekday peak periods, trips will follow current Route 38 routing:

  • Starts at Trim and Road 174 in the east and ends downtown in the west
  • Bypasses Place d’Orléans in both directions and Blair station in the afternoon

See revised Orléans service

 

45

Improved connection between Hurdman Station and The Ottawa Hospital (TOH), General Campus:

  • Service every 15 minutes during weekday peak and midday periods
  • Service every 30 minutes evenings and weekends
  • Becomes primary connection to the hospital campus from Hurdman Station
  • Will replace Route 106 overnight service between LeBreton Station and TOH General Campus

 

64

Accesses Tunney's Pasture Driveway via Scott Street instead of Yarrow Drive

 
106

Shortened in the west to end at Riverside Station instead of Hurdman

  • Revised to only operate on the south portion of TOH General Campus Ring Road.
  • Service along TOH General Campus ring road will be replaced by enhanced Route 45
  • Route 45 will replace overnight service between LeBreton Station and TOH General Campus

 

107

Renumbered to R2 (temporary bus service if O-Train Line 2 is disrupted)
No routing change

 

129

The last day for special summer service to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum is Labour Day (Sept. 3)

 

131

No longer travels north of Road 174:

  • Route 38 replaces service along Jeanne d’Arc Blvd.
  • New Route 138 replaces service to Saint-Louis Residence.

Uses St-Joseph from Jeanne d’Arc to Place d’Orléans
See revised Orléans service

 

134

Combined with Route 34 into revised Route 34
See revised Orléans service

 

139

The last day for special summer service to Petrie Island is Labour Day (Sept. 3)

 

185

The last day for special summer service to the Canada Agricultural Museum is Labour Day (Sept. 3)

 

New routes

Several school trips are also becoming new School Routes this fall. 

Route

Service type

Directions

Routing overview

20

Local Route

  • St-Laurent
  • Beechwood
New Route 20 Map
  • Connects St-Laurent Station with Beechwood Avenue 7 days/week
  • Provides direct service to: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre on des Pères-Blancs and Montfort Hospital

138

Local Route

  • Place d’Orléans
  • St-Louis

Connects Place d’Orléans Station via St-Joseph and Orléans Blvd.
See revised Orléans service


Revised Orléans service

We have made routing changes in the Orléans area to increase all-day service and add connections to future Line 1 service.

Modified Orléans service

New routing in Orléans

Current (old) Orléans service

Current Orléans routing

  • Route 32 extended to Blair. Service between Jeanne d’Arc and Place d’Orléans replaced by:
    • Route 34 along Fortune
    • Route 131 along St-Joseph
  • Routes 34 and 134 combined into new all-day Route 34:
    • Route 134 routing south of St-Joseph
    • Route 34 routing north of St-Joseph along Fortune
  • Route 38 and the section of Route 131 north of Regional Road 174 combined into new all-day Route 38
  • Route 131 modified to replace sections of Routes 32 and 134 along St-Joseph Blvd. This route no longer travels north of Road 174:
    • Route 38 replaces service along Jeanne d’Arc
    • New Route 138 replaces service to Saint-Louis Residence
  • New Route 138 connects d’Orléans Station and Saint-Louis Residence

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