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

Ride the Bus to the Orange International Street Fair

Every Labor Day weekend, the antique-and-restaurant packed City of Orange hosts the Orange International Street Fair. Full of music, international food, and crafts, the fair attracts visitors from all over soCal. The event has been an annual... read more

Special Bus Pass for College Students

OCTA offers college students specially discounted passes to help them keep more money in their wallets while traveling to class or exploring OC using fixed-route buses.  An OCTA College Fare ID is required when boarding the bus using any OCTA College... read more

Get Bus Schedule Information on Your Phone

Did you know that OCTA has easy-to-use tools for mobile phone users that take the mystery out of waiting for a bus? Many are free and all are available here. Here’s a quick rundown: OCTA's award-winning Text4Next messaging service provides the next... read more

Buses will be on a Holiday Schedule on Labor Day

All buses will run on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday, September 7, 2015 due to Labor Day. Download an eBusbook to view the schedule for your route. Regular weekday service will resume on Tuesday, September 8. All OCTA Buses operate on... read more

Another Record Season for the OC Fair Express

Thanks to everyone who rode the OC Fair Express this summer. Despite two weekends of unseasonable weather, the OC Fair Express closed its five-week run with another record-setting year of nearly 79,000 boardings. This year, updates included a new... read more

OC Fair Express Finishes Season with Another Record-Breaker

Despite two weekends of unseasonable weather, the OC Fair Express closed its five-week run on Sunday, Aug. 16 with another record-setting season. In the last weekend alone, nearly 16,000 riders took advantage of the non-stop service for a direct... read more

Time Is Running Out to Save on Discounted Youth Bus Passes

There isn't much time left to purchase and activate a Youth Summer Bus Pass! For only $20, parents can give their kids 30 consecutive days of unlimited travel on safe, clean, and convenient OCTA buses. Passes are not valid after September 30. Passes... read more

A Roundtrip Ride on the OC Fair Express Pays for Itself

No summer is complete without a visit to the OC Fair, and the best way to get there is on the OC Fair Express. Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday through August 16, the special bus service departs from nine locations and drops passengers off at... read more

Great Mobile Tools Keep On-the-Go Bus Passengers Informed

OCTA has easy-to-use tools for mobile phone users that take the mystery out of waiting for a bus. Many are free and all are available here. Here’s a quick rundown: OCTA's award-winning Text4Next messaging service provides the next three scheduled... read more

OC Celebrates the Return of the OC Fair Express

Summer fun is easy with the OC Fair Express, back for five weeks of Friday-through- Sunday transportation to the OC Fair. The non-stop bus to the non-stop party kicked off service on July 17 with help from OCTA and about 100 fans. Held at Irvine... read more

Bus Riders Share Travel Tales during Dump the Pump Week

During National Dump the Pump Week in June, people all over the country jumped aboard public transportation to help conserve resources, clean the air, and take cars off the road. In Orange County, OCTA reached out to new and existing bus riders... read more

Rapid Bus Service Gets Boost from State Grant Funds

A planned rapid bus service along one of the most heavily used routes in the county will soon become a reality thanks to a state grant. OCTA will receive $2.3 million from the Transit and Intercity Rail Program, part of the state’s cap-and-trade... read more

Download the Free OC Fair Express App

The popular OC Fair Express app is packed with everything you need to know about the OC Fair Express. From the convenience of your mobile device or Internet connection, you can purchase and redeem OC Fair Express tickets, check schedules, and view... read more

Here Comes the OC Fair Express, the Non-Stop Bus to the Non-Stop Party

One of Orange County’s most popular destinations, the OC Fair will return to Costa Mesa this summer with delicious food, great music, and packed parking lots. Those in the know can avoid traffic and parking hassles by jumping aboard the OC Fair... read more

Dumping the Pump in OC Can Be Rewarding

Many of Orange County’s premier destinations – Disneyland, beaches, world-class shopping – are easily reached by safe, convenient OCTA buses. Until July 5, those who take the Dump the Pump Challenge can win valuable weekly bus adventure packages to... read more

OCTA Buses Will Feature a New Paint Design

As part of an ongoing and comprehensive effort to maximize service, retain riders, and attract new customers, the Board voted at its most recent meeting to adopt a colorful new paint design for OCTA buses. The existing design, more than 20 years old,... read more

New Dump the Pump Challenge Makes It Cool to Ride the Bus

Everything is better on the bus. That’s the message of OCTA’s latest campaign to motivate new riders to jump on a safe, convenient OCTA bus and travel to amazing Orange County destinations.  To celebrate National Dump the Pump Week, OCTA is... read more

June Bus Service Change Improvements Now in Effect

As part of OCTA’s annual June service change, minor schedule adjustments have been made to several OCTA bus routes to improve customer service. Schedule adjustments were made to the following routes: 1, 20, 21, 24, 25, 30, 38, 42, 50, 53, 54, 55, 56,... read more
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