OC Transpo has five once-a-week rural shuttles to major malls that are free of charge.
West end shoppers' routes
On Mondays, Route 201 runs from Richmond and Stittsville to the Bayshore and Carlingwood Shopping Centres. Wednesdays, shuttle Route 203 runs from Dunrobin and Carp to Bayshore and Carlingwood Shopping Centres. Fridays, shuttle Route 205 from North Gower, Kars and Manotick to Barrhaven and Carlingwood Shopping Centre.
East end shoppers' routes
On Tuesdays, Route 202 runs from Navan, Sarsfield, Cumberland to Place d’Orléans and St. Laurent Shopping Centres. Thursdays, Route 204 runs from Metcalfe and Greely to South Keys and Billings Bridge Shopping Centres.
Anyone can use the free rural shoppers' routes. Each route runs one trip to the city in the morning, and one trip returning in the afternoon. Pick-up and departure times vary by route, so please visit www.octranspo.com or call 613-741-4390.