OC Transpo is the first Canadian transit agency to join the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) "Health and Safety Commitments Program," the public transportation industry’s overarching pledge to passengers that public transit systems are taking all the necessary measures to operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Updated September 9: We've added more midday trips for students to accommodate early end times
OC Transpo service to Ottawa high schools and middle schools will resume for the school year. This includes the 600-series bus routes and special school service on some regular bus routes.
We are working closely with all four school boards, Ottawa Student Transportation Authority and Consortium de Transport Scolaire d’Ottawa on this year’s back to school plans.
Starting Sunday, August 30, some routes will return to their regular schedules to reflect increased seasonal ridership and the changing needs of our customers due to COVID‑19.
We want to thank everyone who participated in this exciting step in Stage 2 expansion.
We are working with our fare payment system vendors to improve convenience and provide more touch-free fare payment options for you.