Last Updated on: 25th July 2023, 03:55 pm
The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA) is currently planning transportation services for the upcoming academic year. At OSTA, our top priority is to offer exceptional, safe transportation services to parents, students, and school communities.
Over the summer, we worked with our partners at OCDSB, OCSB, and the Ministry of Education to address the expected $6 million funding shortage for the upcoming school year. Through negotiations, we have secured $75M in funding and are now in talks with our service providers to finalize contracts within our available resources.
Over the next month, OSTA will
Over the next year, we will look to align our service delivery within the provincial transportation funding formula. The new formula prioritizes needs and distance to schools for equal access to student transportation across Ontario.
Commitment to Excellent Service
OSTA, the OCDSB, the OCSB and the Ministry of Education – are committed to working together to deliver safe, effective and efficient transportation services for students in the City of Ottawa.