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New spring schedules, service adjustments and new route numbers take effect Sunday, April 23. Many of the changes happening this spring will help us get ready for rail and prepare for the opening of the O-Train Confederation Line. Use the Travel Planner for updated schedules and spring itineraries.
New route

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In a recent decision, the Honourable Justice Marrocco of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied the request of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 and Robert Kinnear (the “Applicants”) to restrain the TTC from conducting the random drug and alcohol testing of its employees.
The random testing applies to

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Labour Program investigator recommended switching off potentially distracting overhead screens.
More than three years after an OC Transpo bus crashed into a passenger train in Barrhaven, killing six, some federal recommendations aimed at making Ottawa’s fleet of double-deckers less distracting for drivers have not been acted upon.
In a report

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Anyone nostalgic for the OC Transpo of old can get a retro feel with a locally developed app that will have many remembering waiting for a cold bus with only a screen to give warmth.
Eric Chiz, a self-taught developer recently launched an app that gives people information on OC

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OC Transpo riders who’ve come to enjoy a small perk at tax time are in for some disappointment.
The federal Liberal government is scrapping the non-refundable public transit tax credit, first introduced by the Conservatives in 2006.
The credit allowed riders to claim up to 15 per cent of what they

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