On Wednesday, September 13th, OSTA updated School Board Trustees and City Councillors about the ongoing driver shortage and provided information on the next steps. Please watch the presentation below. N.B. The Ministry of Education provided a one-time additional funding allocation of $1.8M to be shared between OCSB and OCDSB. The total […]
OSTA staff is working diligently to get our transportation system up and running for the first day of school. We understand that many students do not have transportation available due to long-term cancellations and this is frustrating and disappointing. More than 65,000 students are still accessing the system, however, and […]
Over the Spring and Summer, the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA) successfully negotiated contracts with all but one bus company serving Ottawa area schools. Despite OSTA’s best efforts, with the loss of one of the bus companies (that served 36 bus routes) and the ongoing driver shortage, there will be […]
Please review the Ottawa Safety Council’s website reguarly as they have provided an update on locations that may not have Crossing Guards present at the morning or afternoon bell times. About the Adult Crossing Guard Program Who are Ottawa’s Crossing Guards? They are dedicated, professional and reliable members of our […]
Due to operational pressures, the opening of the Parent Portal has been delayed until Wednesday, August 30th. We appreciate your patience.