Community Input Sought on Upcoming Little Saigon Shuttle

A free community shuttle bus is coming to Little Saigon in late October. OCTA, in partnership with the city of Westminster, is hosting community events to raise awareness and find out what people think about the new service. The shuttle will travel... read more

Transit Ambassadors Share Changes with Bus Passengers

Big changes are coming to OC Bus on October 9. The 2016 October Bus Service Change will bring more frequent arrivals, better connections, additional stops, new community shuttles, a lower-priced Day Pass during a six-month promotional period,... read more

Proposed OC Bus Fare Policy Adjustments: Tell Us What You Think

As part of OC Bus 360°, a comprehensive plan to improve and sustain bus service and enhance the customer experience, OCTA is evaluating its fare policy and is seeking public input on the following proposed adjustments: Reduce Day Pass fare from $5 to... read more

OC Bus Schedule for Labor Day

OC Bus Schedule for Labor Day All buses will run on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday, September 5, 2016 due to Labor Day. Regular weekday service will resume on Tuesday, September 6. All OCTA Buses operate on Sunday/Holiday schedules on the... read more

Passengers Praise New OCTA Bravo! 560 Bus Service

Bravo! Route 560, OCTA’s new, faster service from Santa Ana to Long Beach, recorded more than 2,700 daily average boardings during its first month of service. The Bravo! route launched June 13 and was made possible by a $2.3 million grant from... read more

Discounted Day Pass Coming in October

After hearing recommendations about the OC Bus fare policy, the OCTA Board voted to drop the price of the popular Day Pass from $5 to $4 for a six-month promotional period beginning with the upcoming service change on October 9. Day Pass boardings... read more

Big Changes Are Coming to OC Bus in October

One of the most significant bus service changes in OCTA history is coming October 9. As part of OC Bus 360°, an initiative to improve bus service from all angles, there will be more frequent arrivals, better connections, and additional stops. In some... read more

Eat, Play, Work, Study with OC Bus and UPass

For many students, cars and campuses don't mix. Parking is scarce and fees are pricey, and the overall cost of car ownership is just one more big expense along with tuition, books, and living expenses. To help students get to class and travel the... read more

OC Fair Express Breaks Ridership Record – Again!

With a record-setting 94,675 boardings during its five-week run, the OC Fair Express increased ridership by 20 percent this year compared to last.  OCTA and the OC Fair have partnered for six years in a row to provide this important transportation... read more

Why Riders Bus to Work – and Why and How Employers Can Help

There are numerous advantages to taking OC Bus to work. OCTA asked riders to talk about why they chose this transportation method for their daily commute, and here’s what they said: “When I ride the bus, I bypass the traffic and save on gas. It’s... read more

During August, Kids Ride Free on Angels Express Bus

For one more month, kids can enjoy a free ride to the Big A on the nonstop Angels Express Bus. This special offer allows kids 18 and under to ride free with a fare-paying adult from Huntington Beach to the many Angels games left in August. All August... read more

OC Fair Express Scores a Record-Breaking Opening Weekend

Following a successful launch on Friday, July 15, the OC Fair Express closed out the weekend with record-setting ridership. OCTA officials and employees including Vice Chair Michael Hennessey, Directors Al Murray, Tim Shaw, and Gregory... read more

For only $20, Kids Can Travel OC This Summer -- No Car Required

With the Youth Summer Pass, kids 6 to 18 get clean, easy-to-use bus transportation that will safely take them all over Orange County and beyond. A 30-day pass, good for 30 consecutive days between now and Aug. 31, 2016, is only $20. The pass is a... read more

Catch a Free Ride to Laguna Beach Summer Fun

Every summer, people come from all over to experience unique Laguna Beach events like the Sawdust Art Festival, the Laguna Art-A-Fair, the Festival of the Arts, the Pageant of the Masters, productions at the Laguna Playhouse, the one-of-a-kind local... read more

OCTA Supports Special Athletes with ACCESS buses

On June 20, Westview Services, Inc. kicked off the opening ceremonies for its 11th annual Sports Fest, a mini ‘Special Olympics’ for Westview clients throughout the southern California area.  With a full week of scheduled activities,... read more

More Students Are Eligible for the College Pass This Summer

This summer, OCTA is making it easier for more college students to take OC Bus to school, work, the beach, shopping and entertainment. During July and August, college students need only 3 current enrollment credits to take advantage of the 30-Day Coll... read more

Kids Ride Free on the Angels Express Bus

If you’ve been waiting to try the Angels Express Bus, the new nonstop service that transports baseball fans from Huntington Beach to the Big A, now’s the time. During July and August, kids 18 and under ride free with a fare-paying adult to all week... read more

Kick Off the OC Fair Express on July 15 at The Village at Orange

The OC Fair Express returns July 15 with direct bus service from nine locations to the OC Fair with service on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through August 14. On opening day, OC Bus will kick off this popular service at a free event at The Village... read more

Now Available: Mobile Ticketing App for Express Bus Routes and OC Fair Express Shuttle

OCTA’s new mobile ticketing app is ready to roll for riders on OC Bus Express Routes 701, 721, and 794 and OC Fair Express shuttles. The free app eliminates the hassle of paper tickets and allows users to easily buy and display bus passes and... read more

New, Faster Bravo! Route 560 Unveiled

OCTA and city officials and students joined together at Santa Ana College this month to launch Bravo! Route 560, the new, faster service that provides a quicker commute along the popular Route 60 between Santa Ana and Long Beach. OCTA Chair Lori... read more
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