Light Rail Transit

RECRUITMENT – CITY OF OTTAWA’S COMMITTEES AND BOARDS

Make a difference in your community by becoming a citizen member on one of the following committees, conservation authorities, boards, sub-committee or commission. The City could greatly benefit from your … Read more

Committee Update: Ottawa continues to show strong economic performance

Ottawa  ̶  In the 2017 Annual Development Report, which was presented to the City’s Planning Committee today, City staff reported that Ottawa continues to have a strong economy with a … Read more

OC Transpo makes spring service adjustments

Ottawa – OC Transpo’s spring service starts Sunday, April 22. Minor route changes will be made to help us get ready for rail and the opening of O-Train Line 1, … Read more

Using a Presto card in Ottawa just got easier

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Transit Commission Chair Stephen Blais, Garry Griffin, Shoppers Drug Mart District Manager, and Annalise Czerny, PRESTO’s Executive Vice-President, were at a Shoppers Drug Mart in … Read more

BELFAST YARD MAINTENANCE, STORAGE AND ADMINISTRATION FACILITY EXPANSION

On Thursday, March 30, I held a Belfast Yard Expansion Public Meeting open to residents of Avenues O and P. The meeting was organized following the release of the Stage … Read more

Budget 2018 supports infrastructure, community services, transit, roads and protecting the environment

Ottawa  ̶  City Council today approved the budget for 2018, making this the fifth year in a row that kept the property-tax increase in Ottawa to two per cent or … Read more

The O-Train Confederation Line: Where will I buy my fare?

Buying your fare and loading or purchasing a Presto card at O-Train Confederation Line stations will be simple – you can do it all at one of the easy-to-use ticket … Read more

Customer testing of fare gates and ticket machines to begin at four OC Transpo stations

Ottawa – OC Transpo will soon begin customer testing of fare gates and ticket machines at four stations on the O-Train Trillium Line. Testing will begin on the following dates: … Read more

The O-Train Confederation Line: Built for Safety

When the O-Train Confederation Line launches in 2018, customers will be riding a world-class, state-of-the-art light rail transit system that puts customer safety first. Confederation Line stations and trains have been designed to the … Read more

The O-Train Confederation Line: How many will it carry?

Ottawa has the highest public transit ridership per capita of any City its size in North America. The O-Train Confederation Line will provide an efficient and effective public transit service … Read more

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