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Rideau Street Detour Route 7, 12, 14, 18Read More
Starting on Monday, April 15 2013 until late fall, Rideau Street Eastbound routes 7, 12, 14 and 18 will be detoured onto Besserer between Nicholas and Chapel.
The following detours will be in effect:
Route 7, 12, 14, 18 Eastbound : Regular route to Rideau Street, Right Nicholas Street, Left Besserer Street, Left Chapel Street, Right Rideau Street to regular routing.
Bus stops NOT in use (560 #) during the detour:
#2351 --- Rideau and Cumberland
#7595 --- Rideau and King Edward
#2333 --- Rideau and Nelson
#7593 --- Rideau and Friel
#7592 --- Rideau and Chapel
Temporary stops are available at:
#1150 --- Besserer and Cumberland
#1152 --- Besserer and Nelson
#7592 --- Chapel and Rideau
REVISED Bronson Avenue Detour Route 2,4Read More
Starting on Monday, April 8 2013 until approximately May 31 2013 Bronson Ave will be closed to all traffic from Gladstone Ave to Laurier Ave due to construction.
The following detours will be in effect:
Route 2 Eastbound to Downtown: Regular route Somerset Street, Right Booth Street, Left Gladstone Ave, Left Kent Street, Right Somerset Street to regular routing.
Route 2 Westbound to Bayshore: Regular route Somerset Street, Left Lyon Street, Right Gladstone Ave, Right Booth Street, Left Somerset Street to regular routing.
Route 4 to Rideau Centre: Regular route Bronson Ave, Right Gladstone Ave, Left Kent Street, right Queen Street to regular routing.
Route 4 to Hurdman Station: Regular route Queen Street, Left Lyon Street, Right Gladstone Ave, Left Bronson Ave to regular routing.
Bus stops NOT in use (560 #) during the detour
#6625 --- Bronson and MacLaren
#5690 --- Bronson and Somerset
#2366 --- Bronson and Primrose
#2365 --- Bronson and Primrose
#6626 --- Bronson and Laurier
#6627 --- Bronson and Laurier
#3004 --- Albert and Bay
#3005 --- Slater and Bay
#1148 --- Bay and Queen
#7689 --- Bay and Albert
#7685 --- Queen and Lyon
#2367 --- Somerset and Empress
#6668 --- Somerset and Lebreton
#2363 --- Somerset and Bronson
#1987 --- Somerset and Bronson
#6637 --- Somerset and Percy
#6638 --- Somerset and Bay
#6636 --- Somerset and Lyon
#1546 --- Somerset and Lyon
#2339 --- Somerset and Kent
Please note that stop #6666 on Somerset at Booth will be moved to Booth at Somerset
Hazeldean Road Construction Route 118Read More
Starting March 13 until October, Hazeldean Road will be under construction between Castlefrank Ave and Terry Fox Drive for water main repairs.
During this construction stop #6384 at Hazeldean and Castlefank will be relocated 100 meters east.
General Service Change
Live Updates on Sunday, May 19thRead More
Please see below for detours and trip cancellations.
Victoria Day Service - Monday, May 20Read More
Buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Victoria Day, Monday, May 20, so please check your schedule. (Just choose the appropriate date from the drop-down list)
Spring service started Sunday, April 21Read More
New spring schedules and service improvements will go into effect on Sunday, April 21.
Some of the service change highlights include:
- New spring schedules and service improvements
- O-Train closure
- Rack & Roll returns
... more info
Route Service Change
O-Train Route O-TrainRead More
Will operate a reduced schedule from April 21-26 to reflect the lower seasonal demand. Service will be reduced to operate every 30 minutes all day Sunday and after 9 p.m. weekdays.
Will be temporarily shut down for four months from Saturday, April 27 to Monday, September 2, while upgrades are made to the stations, signals and tracks to make way for the O-Train service expansion in 2014. A temporary bus service, route 107, will replace the O-Train, until it resumes on Tuesday, September 3.
Route 107 Route 107Read More
Temporary bus service which will replace the O-Train, until it resumes on Tuesday, September 3.
Route 5 Route 5Read More
Will no longer operate the two trips to the Ottawa Hospital General Campus via Smyth. These trips will be provided by Route 16, which will maintain the connection to Sandy Hill.
Route 16 Route 16Read More
Will be rerouted to serve the north end of Main Street to St. Paul University, which will improve connections for the community and students. Buses will sign “Main” and serve the neighbourhood on a 30 minute frequency in most time periods, seven days a week. Route 16 will be removed from Hawthorne west of Main Street to Elgin, which is subject to traffic delays, and which will improve service reliability. However, Route 5 will continue to provide a link between Elgin and Main Street.
Will also be extended with limited service to the Ottawa Hospital General Campus, replacing Route 5X. Two trips will operate Monday to Friday in each direction and buses will sign “Hospital”. These trips will not enter St. Paul University campus.
Route 93 Route 93Read More
Will have some trips extended to Hines at Solandt on weekdays in the morning and afternoon for improved service to employment areas and reduced walking distances.
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