Join OCTA for Measure M Public Hearing

Ever wonder how 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 enhancements to almost... read more

Help Monitor the Use of Measure M Funds

OCTA is once again seeking qualified volunteers to serve on the Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC). Applications for the 2017-2020 term will be accepted through May 1, 2017, to fill two positions; one each in the 2nd and 3rd Supervisorial... read more

Volunteers Needed for Two Public Committees

OCTA would like your help filling positions on two public committees. Applications are due April 10. Members are appointed by the OCTA Board of Directors. Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) members provide input on a broad spectrum of transportation... read more

Enjoy a Family-Friendly Wilderness Hike

Explore the great outdoors and see the beautiful wildflowers on display during a family friendly hike on Saturday, April 8. Discover the beauty of Ferber Ranch where children can create nature-related crafts, learn about the surrounding protected... read more

Volunteer for OCTA Public Committees

If you’re interested in the transportation needs of Orange County, we need your help. Two of OCTA’s public committees have openings and we’re recruiting for new members. Applications are due April 10. Members are appointed by the OCTA Board of... read more

OC Streetcar among Top 10 State Infrastructure Projects

The OC Streetcar project has been included on a list of 10 high-priority California infrastructure projects that the State has recommended for expedited permitting by the federal government. The list was compiled in response to an executive order... read more

We Need Your Help! Volunteer for OCTA Public Committees

Are you interested in the transportation needs of Orange County? If so, we need your help. Two of our committees – Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) and the Special Needs Advisory Committee (SNAC) – have openings, and we’re recruiting new members.... read more

Volunteer to Oversee Measure M and Be Part of a 10-Year Legacy

OCTA is once again seeking qualified volunteers to serve on the Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC). Applications for the 2017-2020 term will be accepted through May 1, 2017, to fill two positions; one each in the 2nd and 3rd Supervisorial... read more

Two O.C. Transportation Projects on State Priority List for Federal Funds

Two major Orange County transportation improvement projects have been forwarded to the federal government as part of a priority list of key infrastructure projects across the nation recommended for federal funding. Assembled by the National Governors... read more

Measure M T.O.C. to Hold Annual Hearing

Ever wonder how 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 enhancements to almost... read more

Share Your Romantic Transportation Stories

Did you meet your significant other while traveling on public transportation? In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’d like to share your story. Two of our most popular posts featured couples who met while commuting. Now married, Elise and Houston met on... read more

Experience OC’s Wilderness on Horseback

OCTA’s first open-space preserve excursion of the year is an equestrian ride through beautiful Trabuco Canyon on February 5. Bring your horse and enjoy the view. Held throughout the year, these free events offer special access on foot and horseback... read more

OCTA Board Sets Transportation Goals for 2017

Each year, the OCTA Board of Directors unveils strategic initiatives that help deliver transportation solutions for Orange County. For 2017, the initiatives focus on advancing capital projects, improving the transit system to better meet the... read more

OCTA Board of Directors Selects Michael Hennessey as Chair

At its first meeting of the year on Jan. 9, 2017, the Board unanimously chose Public Member Michael Hennessey as the new Chair of the OCTA Board of Directors. “I am grateful for the opportunity to lead an agency dedicated to improving the quality of... read more

The Next 10 Plan Keeps the Promise of Measure M

In November, the OCTA Board of Directors approved the Measure M Next 10 Delivery Plan (Next 10 Plan). This comprehensive plan ensures the Measure M2 Investment Plan in its entirety can be delivered as promised to the voters despite changing economic... read more

OCTA Honored at WTS-OC Gala

Hundreds gathered at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel on Dec. 8 for Imagine, the 28th Annual Awards & Scholarships Gala of the Women’s Transportation Seminar-Orange County (WTS-OC). Among the attendees were OCTA Board Chair Lori Donchak, who... read more

Share Your OC Transit Vision

How would you like to get around OC in the coming years? Share your preferences by filling out this survey and help OCTA develop the Transit Master Plan, an integrated bus, rail, and paratransit plan that will serve as a vision for Orange County’s... read more

Conservation Plan Benefits Taxpayers and the Environment

A conservation plan developed to protect natural habitat and wildlife in Orange County in exchange for accelerated freeway improvement projects was finalized by the OCTA Board of Directors on November 28. Years in the making and requiring cooperation... read more

OCTA Recognizes and Celebrates Its Veterans

During its seventh annual Veterans Day appreciation event, OCTA paid homage to employees who served in the military. OCTA Director Greg Winterbottom, CEO Darrell Johnson and Deputy CEO Ken Phipps took part in the ceremony on November 9. OCTA employs... read more

Help Us Create a Vision for OC Transit

In the coming decades, public transit is expected to have an increasing role in Orange County. Changes in demographics, environmental policy, and development will require additional transportation options for residents, employees, and visitors.... read more
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