Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission route 179

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Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission route 179 is wheelchair accessible.
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179 'Lincoln Fields/Nepean Centre'

Number of Branches 2
Types of vehicles used Orion VI Wc15.JPG, New Flyer D60LF Wc15.JPG, New Flyer D40i Wc15.JPG
Garage n/a

Route 179 was a peak period bus route operated by OC Transpo in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

The routing of route 179

Route 179 was a peak period route that travelled via the Transitway, Baseline, Richmond, Bells Corners, Moodie, and Timm to NRC Haanel.

History

June 23rd, 1989

  • New peak period route that replaces route 158 and travels via Baseline, Richmond, Bells Corners, Moodie, and Timm to EMR Canmet (NRC Haanel).

July 14th, 1996

  • Will be removed from KMart.

June 23rd, 1997

  • Extended to Lincoln Fields Station instead of Baseline for better connections.

April 21st, 2002

  • Will now serve Fitzgerald between Robertson and Moodie to better serve employment centres on Fitzgerald.

November 28th, 2009

  • Route will be revised to travel via newly built Constellation Drive.

September 4th, 2011

  • Route is cancelled and replaced by revised Route 97 along Fitzgerald and by new Route 180 from Timm to Haanel.
  • Service between Baseline and Bells Corners is availible with Route 118 which runs idenitically to former Route 179.

Previous route maps

April 2001
June 1997
Pre June 1997

Points of Interest/Popular Locations

  • Algonquin College
  • NRC Hannel
  • Lincoln Fields Station
  • Queensway Carleton Hospital
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Local & Peak
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Active routes 170 - 171 - 173 - 175 - 176 - 179
Inactive routes 171 - 171 - 172 - 174 - 175 - 176 - 177 - 177 - 178 - 179
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Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission (OC Transpo)
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Routes
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CURRENT ROUTE CLASSIFICATIONS
O-Train Line 1 - Line 2
Rapid 39 - 45 - 57 - 61-63 - 74-75 - 97-99
Frequent & Local 1-19 - 20-29 - 30-39 - 40-49 - 50-59 - 60-69 - 70-79 - 80-89 - 90-99 - 110-119 - 130-139 - 140-149 - 150-159 - 160-169 - 170-179 - 180-189 - 190-199
Connexion 220-229 - 230-239 - 250-259 - 260-269 - 270-279 - 280-289 - 290-299
Shopper 301-305
Events (Canadian Tire Centre) 404-406
Events (TD Place/Landsdowne) 450-452 - 454-456
Rural partner 500-599
School 5-199 - 600-699
Employee shuttles 900-999


INACTIVE ROUTE CLASSIFICATIONS
Regular & Regular Limited Service 1-19 - 20-29 - 30-39 - 40-49 - 50-59 - 64 & 66 - 80-89 - 91-93 & 96 - 100-109 - 110-119 - 120-129 - 130-139 - 140-149 - 150-159 - 160-169 - 170-179 - 180-189 - 190-199
Peak Period 6 - 10 - 11 - 13 - 15 - 19 - 24 - 29 - 40-49 - 50-51 - 55-57 - 67 - 82 - 86 - 102-103 - 107-108 - 119 - 133 - 136 - 140 - 155 - 157-158 - 162-163 - 167 - 169 - 179 - 180-189 - 190-199
Express 20-29 - 30-39 - 45 - 59 - 60-66 - 68-69 - 70-78 - 90
Rural Express & Shopper 200-205 - 221-222 - 228 - 245 - 261-263 - 283 - 296
CommuniBus 306 - 316 - 356
O-Train & Peak Period Connector 700-799
Early morning 800-899
Shuttle Routes Amberwood, Manotick, Stittsville and West Ridge
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Services in Gatineau
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Société de transport de l'Outaouais (STO)