Category: News

OSTA’s Practice your Walk to School Event: #GetYourWalkOn

From August 31 to September 11, OSTA is encouraging families in the Walk Zone to practice walking their route to school in preparation for the coming school year and learn more about the benefits of active transportation. Take the Challenge and #GetYourWalkOn

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Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) Secondary Dismissal Times

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) Secondary Dismissal Times Below are the OCDSB secondary dismissal times for secondary students for the 2020/2021 school year. The school day dismissal time will be earlier than usual for most Secondary School students. Please use the table below to find your schools new bell time. […]

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Have you moved or changed daycare providers? Let your school know asap!

With school beginning soon, it’s imperative that you give your school the most accurate information regarding home or daycare addresses AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Your decisions, and school data, affect OSTA’s accuracy when we plan routes. To find your school contact info please check the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) or […]

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Back to School Transportation Information

  New Updates, Procedures and Protocols Transportation Start-up Delay OSTA’s priority is creating a transportation environment where students can feel safe and limit the transmission of the virus to the extent possible. Additional planning is needed to plan routes while ensuring all safety measures meet and/or exceed the new Ministry […]

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NEW Walk-a-Block and Walk&Roll Meetup Maps

Did you know that walking all or part way to school helps create safer school zones by reducing vehicle congestion? To help support safer school zones and make everyone’s trip to and from school a success, OSTA has created multiple resources and tools, like walking route maps, for parents and […]

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