Category: News

The Ottawa Safety Council is recruiting Crossing Guards!

Help your community with an important and rewarding job as a Crossing Guard! This opportunity is great for retirees, stay at home parents and anyone looking for a flexible part time job. If you are interested in getting involved in your community, the Crossing Guard position is a wonderful way […]

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Assigned Empty Seats by School

DO NOT PLACE YOUR CHILD ON THE BUS UNTIL THE “EFFECTIVE BY” DATE FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY If your child’s school has been posted then all available seats have been assigned. Please check bus stop finder to see if your child has been approved. If there is no busing information then your […]

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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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