Category: Highlighted News

Transportation Information for return to school in January *New Update*

**Updated**   General – Yellow Bus (OCDSB and OCSB) There will be NO Yellow school buses from January 11 to January 22, 2021. Yellow school bus service for grades Kindergarten to 12 will be reinstated on Monday, January 25, 2021. OC Transpo will resume service to all secondary schools on this day as […]

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OSTA 2019/2020 Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the digital publication of the 2019/2020 Annual Report of The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority. 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). Through its […]

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OSTA staff and operators raise money for the Snowsuit Fund!

Every year, the Snowsuit Fund of Ottawa looks to the community for donations to help raise funds to purchase and distribute new, quality-made snowsuits to needy children, 15 years and under, in Ottawa. This year, we were inspired by CHEZ 106.1’s Snowsuit Fund drive and wanted to help them reach […]

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OCSB Transportation Info for Students Shifting Between In Person and Virtual Schools

On November 16, numerous Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) students will be migrating from virtual school to in-person learning, and from in-person learning to virtual school. Be prepared for the upcoming change by reviewing the student transportation migration information below.   OCSB Student Moving from Virtual to In-Person School Transportation […]

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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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