Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission route 98 'LeBreton & Tunney's Pasture/Hawthorne'

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Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission route 98 'LeBreton & Tunney's Pasture/Hawthorne' is wheelchair accessible.
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98 'Hurdman/Hawthorne'

Number of Branches 2
Types of vehicles used Alexander Dennis Enviro500 Wc15.JPG, New Flyer D40i Wc15.JPG, New Flyer D60LF Wc15.JPG, New Flyer D60LFR Wc15.JPG, Orion VII NG HEV Wc15.JPG
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Route 98 is a bus route operated by OC Transpo in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Route Details

The current routing of route 98

Route 98 is a Rapid route that serves important areas of the city including Southeast Ottawa. It serves one major mall, Billings Bridge. In addition, it serves smaller shopping centres such as South Keys Shopping Centre as well as the World Exchange Plaza and the Bank Street Promenade.

History

August 31st, 2008

  • New Route that will replace a portion of Route E84 serving Greenboro/Hunt Club Park, and will supplement Route 97 along the Transitway between South Keys and Tunney’s Pasture. Route will operate from Hawthorne at Hunt Club and through the Greenboro/Hunt Club Park community via Blohm to the Transitway.
  • Some trips will end at Greenboro Station, but most will be extended to downtown and Tunney’s Pasture, including on weekends.
  • Route will operate every 5 minutes in the peak period.
  • See new Route 114 for service through the community to Elmvale and St. Laurent.
  • Service on Esson and on Hunt Club between Esson and Blohm will be discontinued due to the extension of Route 98 along Blohm and Hunt Club to Hawthorne.

September 4th, 2011

  • Frequency is slightly increased northbound in the morning peak period and southbound in the early evening to better serve commuters.

September 2nd, 2012

  • To meet the growing demand for service, additional trips that are over and above the normal seasonal increases will be added.

September 1st, 2013

  • Busy trips/runs now being assigned articulated and Double Decker buses.

December 20th, 2015

  • Does not serve Lees Station in the westbound direction. Stops at the upper level of Lees Station on trips travelling south to Greenboro and Hawthorne. Uses Highway 417 and the Vanier Parkway between Campus and Hurdman Stations.
  • In off-peak times, trips end at LeBreton Station and do not serve Bayview or Tunney’s Pasture Stations.

April 24th, 2016

  • The first-weekday trip southbound and the last northbound trip were cancelled due to low ridership.
  • Larger buses were used on key trips.
  • Continues to serve Lees in the southbound direction only.
  • Travels via Laurier and King Edward between Laurier and Hurdman Stations.
  • Southbound trips do not serve Laurier Station but serve a nearby stop at the corner of Laurier and Cumberland.

June 19th, 2016

  • Additional trips added to downtown to better serve commuters.

September 4th, 2016

  • Service is decreased to reflect ridership levels.

April 23rd, 2017

  • Schedule adjustments to better match up with Route 114 in Greenboro East.

June 25th, 2017

  • New routing and stop locations at Hurdman Station.

October 6th, 2019

  • Peak period trips will be shortened to end at Hurdman Station.
  • Service between Hurdman and downtown will be replaced by Line 1.

Previous route maps

September 2016
April 2016
December 2015
December 2014
2008

Points of Interest/Popular Locations

  • Bank Street Promenade
  • Billings Bridge Plaza
  • Ottawa Hospital - Riverside Campus
  • South Keys Shopping Centre
  • World Exchange Plaza
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Rapid, Local, Local Limited Service, & Express
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Active routes 90 - 92 - 93 - 96 - 97 - 98 - 99
Inactive routes 90 - 91 - 92 - 93 - 94 - 95 - 96 - 96 - 99
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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)