Travel Tips & Safety
With your safety in mind...
To report transit safety issues, please call 613-741-2478
Schedule times are based on typical driving conditions and may vary. Please arrive at your stop a few minutes early to allow for any fluctuations in schedule.
Boarding and Exiting
Helpful tips (remember to carry exact change, wait for the bus to come to a complete stop) can be found on this page. Read more about boarding and exiting...
Common sense combined with knowledge of a few rules for riding with OC Transpo will ensure your trip is safe and convenient. Read more about riding...
Familiarize yourself with the Transitway stations you frequent and don't be afraid to flag down an OC Transpo employee if something is wrong. Yellow emergency call boxes, closed-circuit TV cameras, and pay phones with a free, direct, no-dial call to security are just a few of the safety features at most stations. Read more about stations...
Park & Ride
While the Park & Ride lots are patrolled by Special Constables on a regular basis, it's important to lock your car and be aware of emergency call box locations. Read more about Park & Ride lots...
It's important to know the safety precautions when taking the O-Train, especially when boarding and exiting. Read more about the O-train...
A community watch program on wheels, the Transecure program helps citizens and commuters in need every day. Whether it's a safe haven in an OC Transpo vehicle or a direct link to police and emergency services, you can rely on us if you feel threatened or distressed. Read more about the Transecure program...
Night Stop and Taxi Link
After 9 p.m., Transitway stops are combined to one well-lit location for your safety. Bus operators can also let you off at a spot on the route that's closer to your destination, or even call a taxi so you get where you're going safe and sound. Read more about the Night Stop and Taxi Link programs...
Transit Special Constables are sworn Peace Officers whose mandate is to protect transit customers, employees, and property. If you are in need of assistance - even when you're not on the bus or Transitway - they will be more than willing to help. Read more about special constables...
Transit Fines and By-Laws
Customers riding on OC Transpo vehicles must abide by provincial and city by-laws. Those who fail to respect these laws are subject to the consequences. Read more about transit fines and by-laws...
Graffiti and Vandalism
With your help, our transit system can be cleaner and more secure. Read more about graffiti and vandalism...
Community & Events
For registered riders who are unable to use conventional OC Transpo buses.Find Out More
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Register and we will e-mail or text your cell with the latest transit information, including cancelled trips, detours, fare changes or changes in service to your route.
Seniors’ Free Fare Special
Seniors can ride FREE all-day on Wednesdays!
Seniors Ride Free on Wednesdays
Seniors, do not tap your card on Wednesdays!