DO NOT PLACE YOUR CHILD ON THE BUS UNTIL THE “EFFECTIVE BY” DATE FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY If your child’s school has been posted then all available seats have been assigned. Please check bus stop finder to see if your child has been approved. If there is no busing information then your
The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority and our Operators are pleased to be working with Ottawa Police Services, and the City of Ottawa, to deploy four special buses with stop-arm cameras on our routes. These cameras are designed to help OPS enforce traffic laws by identifying and fining vehicles that ignore
Do you want to make a difference in your community ? Do you want to have a special part-time job that’s different and exciting ? The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority and its Operators are looking for patient, trustworthy people who enjoy kids to become school bus or van drivers !
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.