OC Transpo

Councillor Hubley understands that Ottawa as the nations capital should have the best possible transit service with the funds available.  The Transit Commission is responsible for ensuring the development of a safe, efficient, accessible and client-focused transit system and for providing overall guidance and direction to the Transit Services Department on all issues relating to the operation of public transit.

The Transit Commission consists of the following Councillors: Councillor Stephen Blais (Chair), Councillor Michael Qaqish (Vice-Chair), Councillor Marianne Wilkinson, Councillor Keith Egli, Councillor Tim Tierney, Councillor Tobi Nussbaum, Councillor Jeff Leiper, and Councillor Jean Cloutier.

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Transit Commission

Transit adjustments for June 2015

Please find below the Transit Service adjustments that took place as of June 28th/29th, 2015. The next Transit Service adjustments will take place in the Fall starting on September 6th, 2015.

Route 164

Regular service on Route 164 will be replaced by Route 168 through Kanata South and Route 96A along Campeau Dr.  However,  weekday peak period trips will continue to be provided to and from Hopeside Road to the Eagleson and Terry Fox Stations.  While there is no reduction in service to customers, the route number that customers will use will change to Route 161.  Route 164 will also be extended to included a new stop at the corner of Hopeside Road and Old Richmond Road.

  • Please note that Route 161 currently does not operate on weekends, therefore transit service through Glen Cairn will be replaced by:
    • Route 161 Monday to Friday
    • Route 168 Saturday and Sunday

Route 161

Route 161 would be extended to operate via Romina St, Templeford Ave and Cope Dr to service the Walmart located at Terry Fox Dr/Fernbank Rd.

  • Route 161 service would be increased to operate every 60 minutes during the hours of 9:00 – 15:00, which currently has 120 minute frequency
  • Route 161 weekday service hours will be extended from 21:00 to 23:00 and will have 60 minute service.
  • Route 161 service would continue to operate every 30 minutes during peak hours Monday to Friday.
  • Route 161 would continue not operate on weekends as it does today.

Route 168

Route 168 would be modified to operate between Terry Fox Station and Terry Fox Dr/Fernbank Rd and provide service to the Bridlewood area replacing the current Route 164.

  • Service will now operates in both directions on Stonehaven, east of Steeplechase, and on Grassy Plains.
    • Route 168 would operate 7 days per week between the hours of 6:30 to 24:30
    • On Saturday and Sunday, Route 168 would also operate through Glen Cairn to replace Route 164

Route 96 on Katimavik

  • Currently Route 96A supplements Route 96 service on Katimavik.  This route pattern will be renumbered as Route 92 and provide service on Campeau to replace Route 168, which has been removed from Campeau.
  • During the morning peak period, service on Katimavik will be every 10 minutes to Hurdman Station and during the afternoon peak period frequency will be every 12 minutes to Stittsville.  Off-peak frequency will be every 30 minutes.  We have reviewed customer activity along Katimavik and have ensured that the number of trips and capacity on Route 96 will meet demand.



Eastbound Transit Operational Improvements

Highway 417 Pinecrest Road Interchange

February 26, 2014

I am pleased to say that I have been working hard with city staff to get this project off the ground.  This project will help to reduce the travel time for residents on their daily commute.








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