Category: Highlighted News

Changes in Communication Regarding Cancelled and Reinstated Routes

OSTA understands accurate and timely transportation information is essential for parents and students as they prepare for their school day.  As the COVID situation evolves, we are experiencing new service disruptions related to contact tracing in schools, and this affects bus drivers.  We have also been able to reinstate service […]

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Transportation Update: Reinstated Services

During this unprecedented start-up, OSTA’s priority has been student and driver safety.  The first two weeks were dedicated to ramping up services in a way that gave families, schools and our service partners, a chance to adjust to new, and constantly changing circumstances. Due to a severe driver shortage, many […]

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Route Cancellations for OCSB (Catholic) Schools

There have been multiple changes and cancellations to transportation services for OCDSB and OCSB students due to severe driver shortages. OSTA continues to work with its operators and OC Transpo to find creative solutions to provide service to as many students as possible during these unprecedented circumstances. Read more…

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Route Cancellations for OCDSB (Public) Schools

There have been multiple changes and cancellations to transportation services for OCDSB and OCSB students due to severe driver shortages. OSTA continues to work with its operators and OC Transpo to find creative solutions to provide service to as many students as possible during these unprecedented circumstances. Read more…

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Transportation During COVID-19

During these unprecedented times, Consortia across the province are working with their Member School Boards, their local Public Health Unit, their Operators and the Ministry of Education to mitigate health risks associated with COVID-19 on transportation vehicles. OSTA’s priority is creating an environment where students can feel safe and limit the transmission of the virus to the extent possible…

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