Category: Highlighted News

Tentative Transportation Schedule – February 17 2020 to February 21 2020 (as of Feb 14, 2020)

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB – English Public) and the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB – English Catholic) have received strike notices from OECTA, ETFO, and OSSTF to occur February 21. It is imperative that we avoid confusion for thousands of drivers, parents and students, which increases risk to student […]

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Pitter Patter Grant now available!

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority wants to help increase physical activity opportunities for students by supporting and expanding School Active Transportation (SAT) initiatives for elementary students. The OSTA Pitter Patter Grant is a micro-grant of up to $250, available to local schools who wish to implement or support a SAT […]

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

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 […]

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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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