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

OCTA Board Members Appointed for 2017

In 2017, the OCTA Board of Directors will welcome back three current members and greet four new members following elections by the City Selections Committee. Seven members were appointed: For the 1st Supervisorial District, a... read more

Set Your Clocks Back on November 5

Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2:00 a.m. At that time, the clocks will fall back one hour. Smartphones with automatic date and time settings should change on their own. For all other clocks, set them back one hour before going to bed... read more

Applications Due Nov. 14 for OCTA Public Member Board Position

OCTA is seeking applicants for one public seat on its 18-member Board of Directors for a four-year term. Voting members include five members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, ten Orange County city members, and two public members. A... read more

Hike and Ride the Local Wilderness

Though Orange County is the third-most populous county in the state, it’s home to some of the most beautiful protected wilderness areas in the entire country. Come explore them on October 29 with a free hike and equestrian ride hosted by OCTA and... read more

Applicants Sought for OCTA Public Member Board Position

Do you know someone who wants to make a difference in Orange County public transportation? OCTA is searching for the right person to represent the public on its 18-member Board of Directors. Voting members include five members of the Orange County... read more

OCTA Wins Awards in September

OCTA received recognition from two very different organizations recently. The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) honored OCTA with the Collaboration Award, which recognizes OCTA’s ongoing partnership with the construction industry.... read more
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