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Cloth masks on transit

Everyone is required to wear a cloth mask before entering a station, shelter, or boarding an OC Transpo vehicle.

Ottawa Public Health recommends that residents wear cloth masks or alternatives that cover the nose and mouth while taking transit. Visit Ottawa Public Health’s website for tips about how to wear a mask properly, where to get a reusable cloth mask, and more.

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Permanent operator barriers

Starting in late April, permanent operator barriers are being installed on OC Transpo's bus fleet. Over 750 articulated, double-decker, and 40-foot buses will be equipped with an operator barrier by the end of August 2021.

Operator barriers, also known as shields, improve the workplace safety of our bus operators and enhance the overall safety of our customers.

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Feel confident riding OC Transpo

Ride with confidence throughout your trip.

From boarding the bus to exiting the fare gate, our commitment to the highest standards of health and safety is with you every step of the way.

Keep your eyes peeled for safety signs across our transit system.

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OC Transpo first Canadian transit agency to join APTA’s Health and Safety Commitments Program

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.

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Let OC Transpo know

Safe transit is everyone's responsibility. Read safety tips and report any incidents that you may witness.

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