Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission route 265 'Mackenzie King/Beaverbrook'

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265 'Mackenzie King/Beaverbrook'

Number of Branches 2
Types of vehicles used New Flyer D40i Wc15.JPG, New Flyer D60LF Wc15.JPG, New Flyer D60LFR Wc15.JPG, Orion VI Wc15.JPG, Orion VII NG HEV Wc15.JPG
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Route 265 is a bus route operated by OC Transpo in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

The current routing of route 265

Route 265 is a peak period connexion route that runs from Kanata to Downtown. Service operates Monday to Friday from 6:00 to 9:00 (AM peak) and 3:00 to 6:00 (PM peak).

It is unique as it is the only connexion route that operates in a circular routing for its entire route in the suburban communities for both peak periods.

Local route 164 and 168 provides parallel all day local service in Kanata.

History

December 25th, 2016

  • Rebranded and renumbered to Connexion route 265 from green express route 65, eliminating the express fare charged on the route.
  • No longer stops at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations in the PM peak.

December 24th, 2017

  • Route is rerouted to serve Moodie Station
  • Route serves Bayshore/Moodie Station via Transitway instead of Hwy 417.
  • Pinecrest station now becomes "Off Only" in the AM, this was done to speed up service.
  • Trips heading westbound now sign "Beaverbrook" instead of "Kanata".

Previous route maps

December 2016

Branches

Mackenzie King direction

  • 265 Mackenzie King (AM peak) - No boarding allowed from Pinecrest station to Westboro station.

Kanata direction

  • 265 Beaverbrook (PM peak) - Does not stop at Westboro, Dominion, Lincoln Fields or Pinecrest stations.

Points of Interest/Popular Locations

  • Bayshore Shopping Centre
  • Westboro
  • Tunney's Pasture Federal Government Offices
  • Bayview O-Train Station
  • Rideau Centre


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Connexion
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Active routes 261 - 262 - 263 - 264 - 265 - 267 - 268
Inactive routes 269
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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 45 - 61-63 - 94-95, 97-99
Frequent & Local 5-19 - 20-29 - 30-39 - 40-49 - 50-59 - 64 & 66 - 80-89 - 91-93 & 96 - 100-109 - 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) 401-406
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 - 90-91
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)