OC Transpo

Ottawa, ON K1G 0Z8


About OC Transpo

Whether you’re going from Orléans to Barrhaven or downtown Ottawa to Gatineau, OC Transpo can take you.


1500 St. Laurent Boulevard
Ottawa, ON K1G 0Z8

More Info on OC Transpo

Octranspologo 10658476

Whether you’re going from Orléans to Barrhaven or downtown Ottawa to Gatineau, OC Transpo can take you. We provide comprehensive transit services to nearly one million people in Ottawa. The OC Transpo fleet has over 1,000 buses and three trains serving our nearly 370,000 daily riders.

OC Transpo’s mandate is to deliver safe, reliable, and courteous service at a reasonable price. Transit use benefits the community by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, traffic congestion, and the requirement for more roads.

Products and Press Releases

OC Transpo
Oc Transpo

Permanent operator barriers coming to OC Transpo bus fleet

April 27, 2021
More than 750 articulated, double-decker and 40-foot buses will be equipped with an operator barrier by the end of August 2021.

Articles & News

CNW Group/Société de transport de Laval
STL bus riders can now pay their bus fare with Interac® Debit, as a contactless payment option, a first in Quebec. The contactless technology simply requires to tap with their physical bank card or mobile phone or wearable device with digital wallet on the payment terminal. This announcement marks the final step of a major research and development project on onboard credit and debit card payment—the first to launch in Canada in 2017.
Fare Collection

Debit/credit card fare payment updates from STL and OC Transpo

June 20, 2023
The Société de transport de Laval becomes the first Quebec transit agency to accept debit card payments for fare, while OC Transpo begins testing new fare gates that will support...
City of Ottawa
The government of Canada will provide the city of Ottawa C$350 million (US$260 million) in funding through the Zero Emission Transit Fund to support OC Transpo's transition to a fully zero-emission fleet.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Government of Canada invests C$350 million in Ottawa’s zero-emission transit fleet

Jan. 20, 2023
The federal funding will go toward the purchase of 350 zero-emission vehicles and charging infrastructure and assist OC Transpo in meeting its goal of having a fully zero-emission...
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
An image showing damage to an O-Train following a September 2021 derailment that TSB determined to be caused by 12 bolts that failed because they were not adequately torqued when installed during refurbishment.
Safety & Security

Ontario establishes commission to look into Ottawa LRT challenges

Justice William Hourigan will lead the commission evaluating the procurement, delivery and operations of the line, as well as oversee publication of recommendations from the inquiry...
OC Transpo
Municipal and transit stakeholders gathered on Nov. 26 at OC Transpo’s St-Laurent Garage to showcase the transit service’s first four battery-electric buses.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

OC Transpo preps first battery-electric buses to enter service

Nov. 29, 2021
The 40-foot vehicles will enter service in early 2022 and will be housed at the St-Laurent Garage, which was retrofitted to accommodate charging infrastructure for the buses.
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson/Twitter
Tunnel construction began on Sept. 25 for the west extension of the Stage 2 LRT project, which includes more than two miles of tunnels.

Ottawa Stage 2 LRT West Extension tunnel construction begins

Sept. 28, 2020
The west extension of the O-Train Line 1 includes more than 2 miles of tunnels that will be constructed using a cut and cover method.

Request More Information

By clicking above, I acknowledge and agree to Endeavor Business Media’s Terms of Service and to Endeavor Business Media's use of my contact information to communicate with me about offerings by Endeavor, its brands, affiliates and/or third-party partners, consistent with Endeavor's Privacy Policy. In addition, I understand that my personal information will be shared with any sponsor(s) of the resource, so they can contact me directly about their products or services. Please refer to the privacy policies of such sponsor(s) for more details on how your information will be used by them. You may unsubscribe at any time.