Category: News

Driver Appreciation Day 2021

“School bus drivers are the people who transport children to their future“ Friday, June 11, 2021, has been designated OSTA’s Driver Appreciation Day, a day in which we recognize and thank our many dedicated yellow bus, wheelchair bus, van drivers, and Walking School Bus (WSB) leaders. For the past 6 […]

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Website Improvement Survey

Please help us improve OSTA’s website! We are currently conducting a website improvement survey, and we would like your feedback regarding your experience with our site. The survey only takes a few minutes to complete and will help us improve your experience. The survey can be completed below or through […]

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Student Transportation Survey Results

This past fall, OSTA conducted an online survey to better understand how Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) and the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) students were getting to school and if families were observing any traffic impacts around school sites. We are happy to report that we received over […]

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March Break Delay

The Minister of Education has delayed March Break until April 12-16, 2021 in an effort to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19. Please note that all student transportation will be running as usual during the week of March 15-19, 2021. Transportation will not but running the week of April 12-16, 2021 […]

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Winter safety tips for kids!

Help keep your bus ride safe by following the school bus rules! Don’t Run to Catch the Bus. Always leave extra time to get to the bus stop in cold or snowy conditions to avoid being late. Remember, you should be at your bus stop at least 5 minutes early. […]

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