Category: News

Walk, Bike or Roll Student Active Transportation Initiative

In June 2013, the School Active Transportation Charter was adopted by the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority along with both the Ottawa-Carleton District and Ottawa Catholic School Boards to highlight the importance and various means of active transportation. On Thursday, October 3, 2013, both school boards and OSTA participated in a […]

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PRESTO School Board Card for Eligible Students

The PRESTO School Board Card is paid for and provided by the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA). OSTA determines who is eligible to receive the PRESTO School Board Card according to its eligibility policies and procedures. For information on how to replace LOST, STOLEN or DAMAGED PRESTO cards, read more […]

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Cancelling School Buses – A Lesson in Predicting the Weather

OSTA management reviews weather reports from the Weather Network every four hours, even in the middle of the night. These weather reports include information like (among other indicators): Type of expected precipitation – snow, flurries, rain, freezing rain Length of time precipitation is expected to last – per hour prediction […]

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Welcome to Our New and Improved Website!

We have made several enhancements to our new website in an effort to make it more interactive and user-friendly for our community. We have integrated special features to make it accessible for all users, such as full translation services, and an intuitive search engine. We have also significantly improved the […]

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