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Easter service

From April 10 to April 13, many routes will continue to operate on modified schedules.

Para Transpo will operate a holiday service on Good Friday (Apr. 10), Easter Sunday (Apr. 12), and Easter Monday (Apr. 13).

Transit information telephone lines are open with holiday hours during the Easter long weekend.

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New trips added to service change on April 6

April 3

We have been reaching out to staff and customers for feedback on our new March 30 service changes. In response to this feedback, we have added new service on some routes.

We will continue collecting feedback and adjusting service as necessary to ensure that our customers and staff can travel safely.

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OC Transpo Operator tests positive for COVID-19: information for customers

April 1

Last evening, the City received confirmation that an OC Transpo bus operator has tested positive for COVID-19. OC Transpo is working directly with Ottawa Public Health (OPH) and are conducting contact tracing of individuals who have, or may have been, in close contact with the operator.

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Rideau Street closing on Sunday, April 19

Rideau Street will close from Sussex to Dalhousie for a street renewal project. Rideau Street is expected to reopen by the end of the year.  

Buses that run on Rideau will be detoured during the closure. Most routes will use Mackenzie King Bridge. Routes 6 and 7, and Route 9 Hurdman will use Daly.

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Line 2 closing for O-Train expansion

O-Train Line 2 is closing for approx. 2 years in preparation for Stage 2. The last day of O-Train service on Line 2 is Saturday May 2.

Starting on Sunday May 3:

  • Line 2 bus service will serve bus stops at or near all Line 2 stations
  • Most Line 2 stations will be closed, except for Bayview and Greenboro
  • Ticket machines, information telephones, and emergency call boxes will be available at Bayview and Greenboro

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Upcoming Changes to Bus Service

March 29

Effective March 30, schedules will be adjusted on all bus routes.

OC Transpo will be monitoring the adjusted transit service. We will be prioritizing changes that keep sufficient space available on buses and changes that address travel needs to essential services based on staff and customer feedback.

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