Category: News

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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Changes regarding student masking to take effect Monday, January 18:

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority will be implementing the Ministry of Education’s recent directive regarding student masking as of Monday, January 18, 2021.   All students from grades 1 to 12 will be required to wear a face mask (cloth or medical), and students in Kindergarten are recommended to wear a mask, […]

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Transportation Information for return to school in January *New Update*

**Updated**   General – Yellow Bus (OCDSB and OCSB) There will be NO Yellow school buses from January 11 to January 22, 2021. Yellow school bus service for grades Kindergarten to 12 will be reinstated on Monday, January 25, 2021. OC Transpo will resume service to all secondary schools on this day as […]

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