We would like to thank all those who submitted to OSTA’s first Safety Poster and Writing Competition! We received an overwhelming number of creative and inspiring submissions from students of all ages...
We are currently working on a new application process for empty seats and variable transportation (Joint Custody). In the meantime, we kindly ask that you do not send a paper or digital application until this new process has been launched.
School Bus Safety Tips – Check out our brochures and videos for Kindergarten students all the way up to Junior elementary students. We encourage parents to review these rules with their children before school starts!
Bus Safety Videos
The Walking School Bus is designed to promote active transportation and healthy living for children in all grades. Led by a paid leader, students walk with a group of their peers along a specific route and schedule.
The Hybrid Walking School Bus is designed to promote active transportation and healthy living. Led by a combination of paid leader and volunteers from the school community, students walk with a group of their peers along a specific route and schedule. All leaders are trained and vetted by the Ottawa Safety Council to make sure your child has a safe and educational walk to school.