The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA) is responsible for all home-to-school transportation on behalf of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) and the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB).
OSTA delivers safe and efficient transportation services to over 124,000 students at both its Member School Boards using yellow bus, wheelchair bus, school purpose vans and School Active Transportation programs.
Our Service area covers 2,670 sq. km and includes 227 schools.
The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority delivers safe, efficient, and effective multi-modal transportation solutions for students with the highest degree of customer service.
The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority will support student success, health, and well-being on their educational journey by offering transportation solutions that:
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School Active Transportation
Since 2014, OSTA has been a leading promoter of Active Transportation by improving resources and supporting students and schools through innovative programs and initiatives: