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OC Transpo Offering March Break Sked

OC Transpo will operate a revised weekday schedule this week during March Break when schools are closed and many residents are on holidays. Minor reductions will be made on some routes and bus departure times may be adjusted slightly compared

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City Prepping For Snowmageddon

With Environment Canada calling for up to 40cms of snow starting later today, 5cms today, 25-30cms overnight and an additional 5cms tomorrow, city crews are getting ready for it. City road crews are preparing to plow and salt roads and

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Friends Set Up A GoFundMe Page For Bus Crash Victim Marcie Stevens

Another story of personal tragedy is emerging from the double-decker bus crash, which claimed the lives of three people and injured almost two dozen others at Ottawa’s Westboro Station on January 11th. Marcie Stevens was rushed to the hospital after

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3 Options To Bring In The New Year With Local Fireworks!

The Department of Canadian Heritage will have a fireworks show on the Hill at midnight. The Magical Winter Lights multimedia show will repeat throughout the night, projected onto the Parliament Buildings, until 11:59 p.m. Bundle up and bring an umbrella.

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OC Transpo Holiday Schedule

There will be special holiday services which will run from December 24 to January 4, so customers should check their schedule before heading out. Transit is the safe and reliable way to travel during the holidays, especially on New Year’s Eve

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LRT Delay Results In More OC Transpo Route Adjustments

 OC Transpo has revised some routes due to the delayed opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line. Several routes will be adjusted starting Monday, October 15, to improve connectivity and reduce walking distances. Route 11 – Downtown The downtown

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Time Is Running Out To Exchange Old OC Transpo Paper Tickets

Time to check you purse, wallet, or kitchen drawer. Those old sheets of OC Transpo paper bus tickets will no longer have any value or be exchangeable toward new fare products after Friday, August 31st. Customers who still have expired

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Changes In OC Transpo Pet Transportation Policy Starts Today

As of today, some pets are now allowed on public transit in Ottawa. Small pets, including cats and small dogs, can ride on OC Transpo buses and the O-Train as long as they’re in a pet carrier. They must remain

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Thank An OC Transpo Driver

They’re on the road seven days a week, and often drive in very complex traffic and weather conditions to get you where you need to be. OC Transpo is asking the public to say “thanks” to their bus driver this weekend.

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OC Transpo Tweaks Schedule For March Break

OC Transpo will operate a revised weekday schedule during March Break (March 12-16) when schools across the Ottawa region are closed and many people are on holidays. Minor reductions will be made on some routes and bus arrival times may

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‘Name The Train’ Contest Winners Revealed

Last November, the City of Ottawa invited local kids under the age of 16 to submit names for the rail cars that will soon travel along Ottawa’s two light rail lines. Over the weekend, the winning names were revealed at

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Pets, Bikes And Buskers May Get OC Transpo Green Light

OC Transpo is finally ready to welcome pets onto the transit system, and not just service animals. A report published yesterday recommends allowing small pets on buses and trains, provided the animals are in a carrier or crate that can

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OC Transpo Food Drive

Join Jewel 98.5 at Loblaws Gloucester on Saturday, December 3rd for the OC Transpo Food Drive!   The Jewel Crew will be out in support of the Ottawa Food Bank.  Steve Boyton will be broadcasting live from 11-3!   It’s

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