Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission route 85

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Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission route 85 is wheelchair accessible.
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85 'Gatineau/Bayshore'

Number of Branches 0
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Garage St.Laurent North

Route 85 is a bus route operated by OC Transpo in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

The current routing of Route 85

Route 85 is a frequent route that runs from Gatineau, along Carling Ave. and ends at Bayshore station.

History

February 15th, 1995

  • On February 20th, the eastbound weekday trips leaving Bayshore from 7:09 to 8:24 AM will leave two minutes earlier in order to improve schedule adherence.

February 9th, 1997

  • Service will be increased during the AM peak.

December 24th, 2000

  • Route will serve the newly built Bayshore Station.

June 24th, 2001

  • Will operate in both directions along the north section of Woodridge to and from Bayshore Station.

September 2nd, 2001

  • School trip departing from Lincoln Fields Station to Carling/Broadview (Notre Dame) is cancelled.

April 24th, 2005

  • Early morning trips will now serve the Children’s Hospital, the Rehabilitation Centre and the General Hospital grounds.

June 25th, 2006

  • Service in the westbound direction will no longer enter Lincoln Fields Station so that customers can have a more direct trip. Customers can board Route 85 on Carling Avenue at the entrance to the station.

August 31st, 2008

  • Route will be shortened to operate from Bayshore to Hurdman Station in order to improve schedule adherence and reliability.
  • East of Hurdman, service will be provided by new Route 106 along Smyth Road, and by new Route 114 along St. Laurent Blvd. north of Elmvale.

September 4th, 2011

  • Will be revised to operate via Preston instead of Bronson, replacing part of Route 3.
  • Service on Bronson will be replaced by Route 4.
  • Route will be shortened to end at Mackenzie King Station, instead of Hurdman, in the early morning, evening and on weekends.

September 1st, 2013

  • Minor frequency reductions in certain time periods.

December 20th, 2015

  • Does not serve Campus or Hurdman Stations. Connects Lees Station with downtown by travelling on Laurier and King Edward.
  • Route 16 also offers direct service from Lees Station (stop 4A or 4B) to downtown.
  • On weekdays, Route 16 starts earlier in the morning and operates until later in the evening.

May 16th, 2016

  • No longer serves Laurier Station.
  • Service on these routes is available nearby on Laurier Ave, at Cumberland, and at Mackenzie King Station.
  • This change improves traffic flow on Laurier and reduces the potential for delay to other westbound services.

April 23rd, 2017

  • Reduced frequency east of Mackenzie King to reflect lower seasonal ridership following the end of the winter term at uOttawa.
  • Short trips between Mackenzie King and Lees Stations are removed.

October 6th, 2019

  • Route is re-routed to serve Gatineau and Pimisi Station.
  • Line 1 replaces service between Pimisi and Lees.

May 3rd, 2020

  • Line 2 train service at Carling will be replaced with Line 2 Bus service in preparations for the launch of Stage 2 LRT in 2022.

Previous route maps

October 2019
September 2016
May 2016
December 2015
December 2014
September 2011
August 2008
September 2007
April 2005
September 2002
June 2001
April 1997

Points of Interest/Popular Locations

  • Westgate S.C.
  • Bayshore S.C.
  • Civic Hospital
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Local, Frequent, Regular, and Peak Period
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Active routes 80 - 81 - 82 - 83 - 84 - 85 - 86 - 87 - 88 - 89
Inactive routes 82 - 84 - C84 - E84 - 88
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Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission (OC Transpo)
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Routes
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CURRENT ROUTES/CLASSIFICATIONS
O-Train Line 1
O-Train Replacements R1 - S1 - 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 ROUTES/CLASSIFICATIONS
O-Train Line 2
O-Train Replacements R2 - 107 - 740 - 741
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)