Category: News

New Amber Warning Lights on School Buses

Effective July 1, 2022, school buses will be equipped with updated overhead amber signal lights on the back and front. Flashing overhead amber lights means that the bus is slowing down and is coming to a stop to pick up or drop off students. When you see a school bus […]

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OCDSB Summer School Transportation

For information about OCDSB Summer School Transportation, please find your school below and click the link to access the schedule. OCDSB Elementary Summer School transportation will start on July 7th, 2022

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OSTA Parent Web Portal Closed

OSTA’s Parent Web Portal (Bus Stop Finder) will be closed from the end of June until mid-August. Please check our website and social media pages regularly for important transportation announcements, deadlines and other vital information. The portal will reopen in mid-August with next year’s transportation information.

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School Bus Task Force Launches Drive Yellow Campaign to Recruit Drivers

Ottawa – OSTA and a core group of operators have joined forces to work on solutions to address the school bus driver shortage and prepare for the upcoming school year. This spring, OSTA and operators Roxborough, Voyago, M.L. Bradley, First Student and Premier formed a Driver Recruitment Task Force to […]

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Driver Appreciation Day 2022

“The greatest joy of being a bus driver is watching the children on your bus grow to become the future leaders of tomorrow.“ – Local Bus Driver Join us on Saturday, June 18, 2022, to celebrate OSTA’s Annual Driver Appreciation Day. This special day of recognition provides students, parents, guardians, […]

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