OC Para Transpo

Mode of Transportation: Paratransit

Contact Information

Web Site:
OC Para Transpo
Telephone Number:
Information and Registration: (613) 244-1289; Bookings: (613) 244-7272
TTY Number:
(613) 244-4833
Fax Number:
(613) 244-4329


Para Transpo
1500 St. Laurent Boulevard
Ottawa, Ontario
K1G 0Z8

Hours of Operations

Hours of Service:

Monday to Sunday: 6:30 A.M. to midnight.

Office Hours (for Making Reservations):

Monday to Friday: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Geographic Areas Serviced

City of Ottawa and the city of Gatineau.

Description of Services Provided

  • Provides door-to-door transportation service for persons with temporary or permanent disabilities who are unable to use conventional transit services.
  • Para Transpo service is provided by wheelchair-lift equipped buses.

Restrictions and/or Requirements for Use

  • Persons with a disability are generally considered eligible for Para Transpo service if by attempting to use OC Transpo’s regular fixed-route transit service, their health would be severely endangered or the attempt would likely lead to bodily harm.
  • Bookings must be made 24 hours in advance.
  • An attendant travelling with a customer with a disability travels for free.
  • Only one companion is allowed to travel with a customer with a disability and that person must pay regular fare.
  • Para Transpo service is also available to qualified people visiting Ottawa on a temporary basis, who have a mobility impairment which prevents them from using conventional OC Transpo bus service.
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