Line 1 LRT Service Update for July 24, 2023

R1 service began this morning at 8:00 a.m, which is the LRT schedule for a Sunday, and we continue to monitor it closely.  

Customers should know that:  

  • R1 bus service now uses Albert and Slater streets downtown, instead of Queen Street: 
    • Westbound R1 buses are running on Albert Street, with stops at Bank and Kent 
    • Eastbound R1 buses are running on Slater Street, with stops at Kent and O’Connor 
  • Westbound R1 service is running from Blair to Tunney’s Pasture, stopping at each station, except for Lees
    • A shuttle operates between Lees, uOttawa, and Rideau stations: 
    • Customers travelling to Lees station from the east can connect with the shuttle and eastbound R1 service at uOttawa station 
    • Eastbound R1 service will continue to serve Lees station 
  • A shuttle is running between Cyrville station and St-Laurent station in order to connect customers with R1 service 
  • Based on customer feedback new signage has been installed at Albert and Slater streets. Further improvements will be made tomorrow.

Line 1 stations remain closed, and our staff are at major transit stations providing support to customers during their trip. Social media updates continue to be shared and customers are encouraged to check OCTranspo.com for the latest information regarding their trip.  

 

A press conference was held this morning regarding the status of Line 1. You can watch that here: www.youtube.com/cityottawa/live

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