New Updates, Procedures and Protocols Transportation Start-up Delay OSTA’s priority is creating a transportation environment where students can feel safe and limit the transmission of the virus to the extent possible. Additional planning is needed to plan routes while ensuring all safety measures meet and/or exceed the new Ministry […]
Did you know that walking all or part way to school helps create safer school zones by reducing vehicle congestion? To help support safer school zones and make everyone’s trip to and from school a success, OSTA has created multiple resources and tools, like walking route maps, for parents and […]
This summer, from July 6 until July 17, OSTA is encouraging families in the Walk Zone to practice walking their route to school in preparation for the coming school year and learn more about the benefits of active transportation. Take the Challenge and #GetYourWalkOn
On Driver Appreciation Day – and indeed every day – OSTA offers it sincere thank you to all professional school bus and van drivers, and to our WSB leaders for their service and dedication…
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…
Show us how YOU stay safe when taking the bus or walking/rolling to school! Share your story, poem or artwork on OSTA’s Facebook page or send it to OSTA via email. There are many prizes available for all grade and theme categories!
During these challenging times, we wanted to share some good news… the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA), in collaboration with EnviroCentre, has been working on a Walk to School Day Event Planning Toolkit, which is now complete! You can access the full Toolkit and all supplemental resources on OSTA’s website […]
OSTA is closed until further notice due to the COVID emergency shut-down. Please complete an online transportation issues form on www.ottawaschoolbus.ca and we will do our best to address your concern. Voice mails will not be returned.
Due to changes in the transportation market, First Student Transportation is taking over Campeau Bus routes. This will require renumbering of routes. The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA) is working with both Operators to ensure a smooth transition and no service disruptions. We appreciate your patience as we work through this process. […]
Due to changes in the transportation market, Roxborough Bus Lines will be taking over Stock/National Transportation Bus routes. The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA) is working with both Operators to ensure a smooth transition and no service disruptions. We appreciate your patience as we work through this process. The Changes Bus […]