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uOttawa organizes shuttle service for students during OC Transpo strike
December 10, 2008 —
In light of the recent transit strike, the University of Ottawa in collaboration with the Student Federation (SFUO) will provide a free shuttle service to uOttawa students. The service will offer round trips within the City of Ottawa to the main campus during the exam period.
Starting at 7:00 tomorrow morning, December 11, 2008, ONLY University of Ottawa students will be permitted to use the shuttle service upon presentation of their uOttawa student cards.
1) Round trips from South Keys Mall (close to the Second Cup and O-Train platform) to University of Ottawa will operate between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., approximately every hour (as possible), 7 days a week from December 11 to December 22 inclusively.
2) Round trips from Place d’Orleans (north side, near the Park and Ride) to the University of Ottawa will operate between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., approximately every hour (as possible), 7 days a week from December 11 to December 22 inclusively.
3) The existing round trip shuttle service from the University of Ottawa to Carleton University will operate from 7:30 a.m. to 10:20 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. It is recommended to use mid-morning services for afternoon and evening exams. Visit the Parking and Sustainable Transportation's website for the schedule.
Please note that the drop-off and pick-up point on campus is near Montpetit Hall.
Students are asked to arrive extra early for access to the shuttle buses since they will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Two additional bus routes will be added on Friday depending upon the demand.
Please see the following link for other possible ways to get to the University of Ottawa.