On Thursday, Nov. 20, Route 406 will be extended beyond Barrhaven Centre to offer a direct link from Riverside South to the Canadian Tire Centre. Route 406 to the Canadian Tire Centre extended to Riverview Park & Ride: Read More »
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Public Transit In Canada's Capital
The latest MyTransit App upgrade introduced problems that prevent it from working in some circumstances. The App developer is working on a solution. As soon as we have a date for the repair we will post the information here. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Starting Nov. 12, Route 99 will travel on new bus-only lanes on Chapman Mills Drive and serve Beatrice Station (stop #3049), which will open in the heart of Barrhaven. Bus-only lanes and new station for Barrhaven: Read More »
Starting Friday, Oct. 17, both Routes 96A and 196 will serve the new Tanger Outlets mall. Route 96A will continue to provide service on weekdays from 7 am to 7 pm, while the 196 will operate after 7 pm and on weekends. New service to Tanger Outlets 7 days a week: Read More »
We have started removing the bike racks on all routes and can no longer guarantee that any routes will have bike racks. The Rack & Roll program is expected start up again in April 2015.
On Sunday, August 31, new schedules go into effect on most routes to reflect the increased demand for service in the fall, along with other routing changes. New timetables are now available! Check out the fall service highlights or the new route timetables »
The report on naming Ottawa’s Light Rail Transit system and lines is now available. It will be presented to the Transit Commission September 17. Read the Light Rail Transit System and Line Names report »
If you have installed the latest iOS8 iPhone operating system and you are encountering problems with the MyTransit app, you may want to try uninstalling and re-installing the app. This should resolve any issue you may have. Please note that re-installing the app will remove your registered favourites.
PRESTO was upgraded to reduce the time it takes to update all the readers on the bus. Your online or phone purchases are now transmitted to the buses at least three times every day — and as often as six times in a day! PRESTO card readers are updated at least 3 times a day: Read More »
Full-time students from Carleton University, the University of Ottawa and Saint Paul University can use the U-Pass to get around freely from September 1 to April 30, 2015. The cost of the U-Pass is included in your incidental student fees. When and where you can get your U-Pass card »
Evening service on the O-Train will continue to be adjusted to end at 10 p.m. in order to complete construction work necessary for expanded O-Train service. Read more about O-train adjustments »
Ottawa is a safe city and transit services play a significant role in providing a safe environment for riders who use our services. Safety and security for customers and employees remains a primary focus for the department. The continued focus on safety programs and messages has resulted in Safety initiatives »
After 7 p.m., if you feel anxious about getting off at your regular stop, ask the driver to let you off along the route closer to your destination. Safe Stop is part of the OC Transpo TRANSECURE Program more info on Safe Stop »