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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2019 at 05:00 AM

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Bus Stop Finder is Now Open

Parent Web Portal and Bus Stop Finder are now open.  For questions or requests, we encourage you to submit a Transportation Issue form. Welcome back!

New Stop-Arm Cameras on OSTA Buses – Special Privacy Announcement

The Ottawa Student Transportation 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 buses

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School Bus and Van Driver Recruitment

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  ! 

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OSTA awarded grant from Ontario Active School Travel

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $100K grant from Ontario Active School Travel, a program of Green Communities Canada, to promote active transportation programs in the Ottawa Region. A community I Walk Event is being held at two Barrhaven schools, Half

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School Bus Safety

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

All the School Bus Rules

Kindergarten – School Bus Safety with Buzzy the Bee

Grade 1-3 – School Bus Safety with Buster the Bus

Grade 4-8 – School Bus Safety for Junior Students

More about School Bus Safety

Walking School Bus