Ottawa — A proposed plan to provide online services for Para Transpo users will mean better service for customers starting at the end of 2019. Councillor Allan Hubley, Chair of the City’s Transit Commission, and Jean Cloutier, Vice-Chair, today announced the proposed service improvements at City Hall. The Councillors outlined a two-stage project to make […]
Category Archives: O-Train
Please find below the two updates provided by John Manconi, GM of Transportation Services for the City of Ottawa, on Stage 1 and Stage 1 of the Confederation Line. et en français …
For those who missed the two Ready for Rail Public Information Nights that I co-hosted with my council colleagues on August 26 and September 9 respectively, here is some handy information and a great video that was received to help residents navigate the Confederation Line. Here are some helpful documents that may be of benefit: […]
OC Transpo’s fall bus schedules started Sunday, September 1. Schedule adjustments will reflect higher seasonal ridership levels as customers return to work and school. Minor changes are also being made to downtown Routes 11 and 19 on September 1, in preparation for the opening of O-Train Line 1 on September 14. In this time of […]
Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Mona Fortier, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Jeremy Roberts, Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa-West Nepean, today announced the opening date of the O-Train Confederation Line. Beginning Saturday, September 14, the O-Train Confederation Line will be open […]
Ottawa – There will be a planned service adjustment on O-Train Line 2, the Trillium Line, required so that the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) can carry out preparatory work for the future replacement of the Highway 417 overpass over O-Train Line 2. While the MTO completes preparatory works, OC Transpo will also perform annual […]
Please find attached the O-Train Confederation Line Project Update presentation from today’s Finance and Economic Development Committee meeting. The full document is provided in the links below, as well as copies of the separate images.
Transit Commission receives information on LRT Operational Readiness, Electric Buses, and Para Transpo
Ottawa – Yesterday, the Transit Commission received a report regarding Customer Service Operational Readiness for the launch of O-Train Line 1, as well as a presentation on electric buses for OC Transpo’s bus fleet. The opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line, will mark a historic transformation in the way transit service is delivered […]
Council approves Budget 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit Ottawa – Council today approved the budget for 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit, allowing construction of the City’s O-Train network expansion to begin this year. The approved Budget 2019 makes investments to build more affordable housing, close Ottawa’s infrastructure gap, expand public transit service […]
Please find attached the O-Train Confederation Line Project Update presentation from today’s Finance and Economic Development Committee meeting. The 360 degree virtual tour of the train from the presentation can be viewed at Octranspo.com/ready4rail. To open the presentation, click the photo below.