Take Public Transportation to the Black History Month Parade in Anaheim

The Orange County Black History Month Parade & Faire promotes the contributions of African Americans to Orange County. The free event will be held on Feb. 6, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Anaheim Center Street Promenade and will attract people... read more

Ride OC Bus to Orange County’s Tet Festivals

During the weekend of Feb. 12 to 14, Orange County will feature two Tet Festivals full of great food and entertainment for all. Many people are expected to drop by to enjoy these events and parking may be challenging. Why not leave the driving and... read more

Bus Service Change Improvements Include New Express Service

Each year, OCTA launches changes in February, June and October that adjust and improve OC Bus service. These revisions are part of OC Bus 360°, an initiative that looks at improving the bus system from all angles. Beginning Feb. 14, 2016, OCTA will... read more

Share Your Thoughts at the Proposed 2016 Bus Service Plan Public Hearing

As part of OC Bus 360°, an initiative that looks at improving the bus system from all angles, OCTA is proposing a service plan for 2016 that would shift service from low-performing routes to areas where there is higher demand to offer passengers more... read more

Holiday Schedule for OC Bus on Christmas and New Year’s Day

All buses will run on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Christmas, Dec. 25, 2015 and New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2016. Regular service will resume following the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015 and Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, respectively. All OC buses operate... read more

OC Bus Will Offer Free, Safe Travel on New Year’s Eve

On New Year’s Eve, OCTA will continue its tradition of offering free rides on all fixed-route buses from 6:00 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 until 2:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. Since 2002, nearly 130,000 people have left the driving, parking and... read more

Donate Toys and Help Us Break the Stuff-a-Bus Record

For more than 20 years, the Spark of Love program has collected toys for needy kids with regional Stuff-a-Bus events. Last year, the generous people of Orange County stuffed a record-breaking 27 buses! And this year, with your help, we’ll fill even... read more

New Text4Next 2.0 Helps Bus Riders Stay Informed in Real Time

OC Bus riders can now get real-time bus arrival times on their phones thanks to Text4Next 2.0, the latest version of our award-winning messaging service. All that’s needed to stop guessing and start knowing when the next bus will arrive is a mobile... read more

Share Your Thoughts on Our Proposed Bus System Changes

In an effort to reverse the trend of declining bus ridership, we’ve put together a proposed plan for public review that would reallocate bus service throughout the county. Part of OC Bus 360°, an initiative that looks at improving the bus system from... read more

Buses Will Be on a Holiday Schedule on Thanksgiving

All OCTA buses will run on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, Nov. 26 due to Thanksgiving Day. Download an eBusbook to view the schedule for your route.  Regular weekday service will resume on Friday, Nov. 27.  Holiday schedules apply on... read more

Victims Tell Their Stories to Raise Awareness about Human Trafficking

As part of its campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking in Orange County, OCTA’s Be the One (BT1) website features compelling stories from victims.  Shari, one of 10 children from a poor family in Taiwan, was only five when her parents... read more

Service Animal Training Day Promotes Independence

Twice a year, OCTA offers free training to help service animals become more familiar with public transportation. When these special companions are comfortable with the sounds, movement and layout of a bus or train, it increases the independence and... read more

200+ New Parking Spaces Now at the Goldenwest Transportation Center

Last week, OCTA dropped by the Goldenwest Transportation Center in Huntington Beach to celebrate the addition of more than 200 new parking spaces. The early visit allowed Director Jim Katapodis, also mayor pro tem of Huntington Beach, to interact... read more

Pocket-Friendly OC Bus Ride Guides Available in 16 Versions

Folded, a handy OC Bus Ride Guide fits conveniently in a pocket.  Yet inside this small package is everything needed to plan, pay, and ride an OC Bus with confidence. Designed with first-time riders in mind, the guides provide clear information and... read more

New Limited-Stop Route 57X Will Offer Faster Service

As part of the October service change, OCTA will launch Route 57X, a limited-stop version of existing Route 57. The new route will operate weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at faster travel speeds, a particularly valuable benefit for longer-distance... read more

Bus Service Changes Include Improvements and A New Route

Beginning Oct. 11, OCTA’s bus service change will include some minor schedule and route adjustments. Schedule adjustments were made to the following routes: 1, 25, 26, 29, 33, 42, 43, 46, 47, 50, 54, 57, 59, 64, 66, 76, 83, 87, 90, 91, 490, 543 and... read more

Move over, OCTA Bus – Here Comes OC Bus

As part of its OC Bus rebranding campaign, OCTA is making it easier than ever for bus riders to plan, pay and ride when they journey by bus for work, play and school. According to a recent ridership survey, many people hesitate to climb aboard... read more

Goldenwest Transportation Center Adds 200+ Parking Spots

To make it easier for Orange County residents to use public transportation for work and play, more than 200 parking spots have been added to the Goldenwest Transportation Center in Huntington Beach, bringing the total to 330 free parking spots. Buses... read more

OCTA Increases Efforts to Raise Public Awareness and Provide Help to Human Trafficking Victims

In an effort to raise awareness of sex and labor trafficking in Orange County, OCTA joined other members of the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) on Aug. 19 at a press conference at the Anaheim Police Department. OCTA Chair Jeff... read more

Labor Day Bus Schedule

All buses will run on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday, September 7, 2015 due to Labor Day. Regular weekday service will resume on Tuesday, September 8. All OCTA Buses operate on Sunday/Holiday schedules on the following holidays: Labor... read more
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