Category: Highlighted News

OSTA Quarterly Newsletter

Stay up to date with the latest news, events and other information when it comes to all things student transportation through OSTA’s quarterly newsletter – OSTA On The Move…Getting There Together. Read the first issue by clicking here.

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Run Cancellations for OCSB (Catholic) Schools 2023/24

Due to driver shortages, there have been multiple changes and cancellations to transportation services for OCDSB and OCSB students. OSTA continues to work with its operators and OC Transpo to find creative solutions to provide service to as many students as possible.

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OSTA continues to make steady progress in reducing the number of cancelled runs and putting students back on buses

OSTA anticipates that the majority of our cancelled routes will be resolved early in the new year. Working with our operators, we have reduced the current driver shortage to approximately 15, down from 20 on November 30th. This driver shortage currently results in the long-term cancellation of approximately 1% of […]

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Student Public Transit Survey 2023/24 – We want to hear from you!

OSTA is conducting a survey to learn more about your trip to and from school using OC Transpo. We encourage any student currently using OC Transpo for school purposes to fill out the survey by January 31, 2024 Do you take public transit to school? We want to hear from […]

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Ottawa Student Transportation Authority Provides Update on School Bus Driver Shortage

Ottawa, Ontario – The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority Board of Directors today released the following statement:  OSTA has made steady progress in reducing the number of cancelled runs and putting students back on buses. Working with our operators, we have cut the labour shortage to approximately 20 drivers, down from 30 […]

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