Ride OC Bus to the Tet Festival and Save

The world’s largest Tet Festival will take place in Orange County and it’s easy to get there on OC Bus. Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Fairgrounds and Event Center in Costa Mesa from January 27 to January 29. Avoid traffic and parking hassles by... read more

On the I-405, Route 211 is the No-Stress Express

The I-405 between Huntington Beach and Irvine is known for its slow-moving traffic. Just ask the many commuters, students and shoppers who rely on it to get to work, schools, and shopping destinations along the way. Now, however, drivers can give... read more

Many Thanks to Those Who Participated at Stuff-a-Bus Event

Cloudy weather failed to dampen the spirits of all the generous people who joined to fill 28 OC Buses at the Stuff-a-Bus event at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Friday, December 16. The campaign collects and distributes new, unwrapped toys and... read more

Free Bus Rides to Help Ring in the New Year Safely

For the 15th year, OCTA will offer free bus rides from 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 31 to 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 1. The community service makes it safe and convenient for Orange County residents to celebrate without worrying about driving and... read more

Join Us to Donate Toys at Stuff-a-Bus Event

Now in its 24th year, the Spark of Love program collects toys for needy kids with regional Stuff-a-Bus events. Last year, the generous people of Orange County stuffed a record-breaking 31 buses! And this year, with your help, we’ll fill even more.... read more

Ride OC Bus and Shop till You Drop

It’s time to buy those holiday presents! Leave driving and parking hassles behind and let OC Bus take you to your favorite shopping destination. South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Mainplace Mall in Santa Ana, and Bella Terra Shopping Center in... read more

OCTA Approves Changes to Fare Policy

As part of OC Bus 360°, a plan to improve bus service from all angles, the OCTA Board of Directors approved several adjustments to its bus fares. Adjustments include: Increasing the fare for express routes that travel within Orange County from $2 to... read more

Enjoy an OC Bus Thanksgiving

​ During the Thanksgiving holiday, why not relax and enjoy some easy leisure time with OC Bus? It’s the no-hassle way to enjoy Black Friday shopping without battling for a parking space at the mall. It’s also a safe, clean travel alternative for your... read more

Celebrating the New Little Saigon Shuttle

At a celebration outside of the Asian Garden Mall on Oct. 29, the Westminster community of Little Saigon joined OCTA and Westminster city officials to unveil the winning design of the new local bus service. The Little Saigon Shuttle is provided... read more

Service Animals and Their People Learn about Public Transportation

Twice a year, OC Bus goes to the dogs. And riders love it. Each spring and fall, OCTA offers free training to help service animals become more familiar with public transportation. When these special companions are comfortable with the sounds,... read more

New Mobile Ticketing App Puts Purchasing Power into Smartphones

Launched as part of OC Bus 360°, a plan to improve bus service from all angles, the new OC Bus Mobile Ticketing App for fixed-route buses eliminates the hassle of carrying paper passes or exact change. OC Bus riders can buy fares any time, anywhere... read more

Weigh In on Proposed Fare Policy Adjustments on Tuesday, October 18

As part of OC Bus 360°, a plan to improve the bus system from all angles, OCTA is evaluating its fare policy and is seeking public input on the following proposed adjustments: Reduce the Day Pass to $4 from $5 (already approved for a six-month... read more

Fare Policy Adjustments Revised Following Public Input, New Public Meeting Added

After hearing the concerns of ACCESS customers on September 26 during a public hearing about proposed fare policy adjustments, the OCTA Board of Directors removed from consideration a zone-based fare plan that increased the cost for the longest... read more

Big Changes Are Coming to OC Bus Beginning October 9

One of the most significant bus service changes in OCTA history is right around the corner. Beginning October 9, there will be more frequent service, better connections, additional stops, lower fares, mobile ticketing, and community shuttles. In some... read more

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
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