Explore OC’s Protected Wilderness with a Family-Friendly Hike & Activities

On June 9, OCTA will host a special free event for Orange County’s youngest residents and their families at the beautiful Trabuco Rose Preserve. Children can create nature-related crafts, learn about the surrounding protected lands, and enjoy a mild... read more

Proposed FY 2018-19 Budget Discussed at OCTA Board Workshop

The OCTA Board of Directors held a workshop to discuss the proposed $1.29 billion budget for FY 2018-2019. The budget presented is balanced and aligns with OCTA’s long-term plans, goals and objectives. The budget includes revenues from Orange... read more

Cities Can Apply to Improve Water Quality with OCTA Funding

OCTA is seeking water quality improvement projects from local agencies to reduce visible forms of pollutants such as litter and debris through its Environmental Cleanup Program. Part of Measure M (also known as OC Go), the program puts local tax... read more

Rethink Travel Behavior during Distracted Driver Awareness Month

According to the National Safety Council, distracted driving is a public health issue that affects us all. The latest statistics show motor vehicle fatalities are up 6% from 2015. More than 40,000 people were killed on the nation's roadways... read more

Update on the 2018 Long-Range Transportation Plan

The board received an update on development of the 2018 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which OCTA updates every four years to plan for Orange County’s transportation needs for the next 20 years and beyond. The elements of the LRTP will be... read more

Join OCTA for a Free Wilderness Hike on April 21

Orange County is home to some of the most beautiful protected wilderness areas in the entire country. Lace up your hiking shoes and see Orange County as it was yesterday and as it will be tomorrow during a two-hour moderate to strenuous hike at... read more

Measure M Delivering on Promises to Orange County Voters

The Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee has determined that Measure M is being delivered as promised to Orange County voters for the 27th consecutive year. The Taxpayer Oversight Committee held its annual Measure M public hearing April 10 and... read more

Your Transportation Tax Dollars at Work: Learn More April 10

Ever wonder how Measure M (now named OC Go) sales tax money for transportation improvements gets put to work in Orange County? One half-cent at a time, it goes to fund hundreds of local projects that improve travel for residents every day, like... read more

Volunteer to Help Shape Orange County’s Transportation Future

Are you interested in the transportation needs of Orange County? If so, we need your help. The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) has openings and we’re recruiting new members. Applications for this OCTA Board-appointed committee are due May 1, 2018.... read more

Help OCTA Clean Transportation-Related Pollution

Following approval of $2.8 million to help improve water quality throughout Orange County, OCTA is seeking projects from local agencies. The Environmental Cleanup Program is part of OC Go (formerly Measure M), Orange County’s half-cent sales tax... read more

Find Out How Your Tax Dollars Are Helping Improve Transportation in OC

Ever wonder how OC Go (formerly Measure M) sales tax money for transportation improvements gets put to work in Orange County? One half-cent at a time, it goes to fund hundreds of local projects that improve travel for residents every day, like... read more

Chamberlain Appointed to New Position at Caltrans

Ryan Chamberlain has been appointed Chief Deputy Director at the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and is leaving his position as the Orange County District Director, which also serves as a non-voting member on the OCTA Board.... read more

OCTA Reveals New Names for Wilderness Preserves

OCTA’s protected wilderness properties now have names that highlight their regional and environmental significance. Revealed during an OCTA-led hike on Feb. 24, the new names are: Wren’s View Preserve in Trabuco Canyon, previously O’Neill Oaks.... read more

Now Online: The 2017 OC Go (formerly Measure M) Annual Report

Through OC Go, half of each local sales tax penny is spent on transportation projects that improve life in Orange County every day. OC Go leverages funding to accelerate projects and save time and money. During a 30-year term ending in 2041, OC Go is... read more

OCTA Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Citizens Advisory Committee

Are you interested in the transportation needs of Orange County? If so, we need your help. The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) has openings and we’re recruiting new members. Applications for this OCTA Board-appointed committee are due May 1, 2018.... read more

Volunteer to Oversee OC Go (formerly Measure M) and Be Part of a Legacy

OCTA will once again be seeking qualified volunteers to serve on the OC Go Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC). Applications for the 2018-2021 term will be accepted March 1 through May 1, 2018 to fill four positions; one each in the First, Second,... read more

OCTA and Countywide Task Force Fight Human Trafficking Together

Since 2015, OCTA’s Be the One campaign has helped increase awareness about human trafficking in Orange County and continues to do so today. Because human traffickers and their victims often take public transportation, OCTA trained hundreds of coach... read more

Help Rename OCTA’s Seven Open Space Preserves

OCTA would like your help in renaming our open space preserves to highlight the regional and environmental significance of each one. OCTA has successfully purchased seven properties that are permanently preserved as natural open space and total more... read more

Chairwoman Bartlett Announces the OCTA Board’s Strategic Initiatives

Chairwoman Lisa Bartlett recently announced the OCTA Board of Directors’ strategic initiatives for 2018, concentrating on delivering capital projects, developing sustainable transportation plans and ensuring fiscal responsibility. “We are looking... read more

How OCTA Helps Fight Human Trafficking in Orange County

Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing crimes in the country and, unfortunately, it’s here in Orange County as well. “A lot of people think it’s only happening in Anaheim and Santa Ana. But there are up to 200 victims in Mission Viejo and... read more
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