On-Demand Shared Ride Service Coming to Orange County

OC Flex, an on-demand shared ride service, will be part of OCTA’s suite of alternative transportation services beginning next summer. This type of service is also known as micro-transit and features short wait times and curb-to-curb pickup and drop... read more

Public Transportation Goes to the Dogs

OCTA Operations Instructor Scott Watt shared this snapshot of Service Animal Training, a happy biannual event that help these special animals and their trainers become familiar with public transportation. On Saturday, October 7, the bright sunny... read more

Public Input Considered in Bus Service Plan Approval

The February 2018 Bus Service Plan includes revisions based on 376 comments received from the public after the initial plan was released. OCTA adjusts bus service three time a year to ensure bus routes serve the county most efficiently. The February... read more

Shuttles and Trolleys Set Summer Record

A record number of people took advantage of local shuttle and trolley services this summer as cities worked with OCTA on innovative ways to relieve congestion at popular spots around the county.  As OCTA continues its effort to reinvent... read more

October Bus Service Changes Will Affect Routes

As part of OC Bus 360°, an ongoing effort to reposition the bus system by responding to changing market conditions, OCTA will make changes to routes and fares beginning October 8. This service change will provide minor schedule adjustments to several... read more

Service Animal Training in Anaheim on October 7

On Saturday, October 7, Service Animal Training Day will be back in Anaheim at ARTIC. Each spring and fall, OCTA offers free training to help service animals become more familiar with public transportation. When these special companions are... read more

OCTA Launches Santa Ana College Pass Pilot Program

Officials from OCTA, Santa Ana College, and Santiago Canyon College gathered at the Santa Ana campus on September 15 with students and community members to mark the launch of a new pilot program that allows nearly 42,000 students to take unlimited... read more

Public Hearing Next Week on Proposed February Bus Service Changes

Next Monday, September 25, is the last public meeting regarding a proposed service change that would take effect in February 2018. In 2015, the OCTA Board of Directors launched OC Bus 360°, a plan that examines bus service from all angles. During the... read more

Tell Us What You Think about Proposed February Bus Service Changes

In 2015, the OCTA Board of Directors launched OC Bus 360°, a plan that examines bus service from all angles. During the initial implementation of this comprehensive plan, OC Bus 360° provided better service in high-demand areas by reallocating... read more

OC Fair Express Wraps Up Another Great Year

The OC Fair Express wrapped up another successful season of providing non-stop service from nine locations direct to the county fair for only $2 per person. Fair fans rallied to fill the buses on Saturdays and Sundays, boosting weekend ridership by... read more

Share Your Opinion about the Proposed February 2018 Bus Service Plan

On August 23 and 24, OCTA will conduct public meetings regarding proposed changes to its bus service.  In 2015, the OCTA Board of Directors launched OC Bus 360°, a plan that examines bus service from all angles. During the initial implementation of... read more

Get on the Bus, Relax, and Let Someone Else Drive

Though fall doesn’t begin until late September, everyone knows that the Labor Day weekend is really the unofficial end of summer. And the Labor Day weekend is just around the corner. Fortunately, there are several ways to relax and squeeze the most... read more

Voice Your Opinion about the Proposed February 2018 Bus Service Plan

OCTA is proposing changes to its bus service to increase efficiency and productivity. In 2015, the OCTA Board of Directors launched OC Bus 360°, a plan that examines bus service from all angles. During the initial implementation of this comprehensive... read more

OC Fair Express Kicks Off the Season with Fun and Prizes

For many in Orange County, summer is the season for the OC Fair, and the OC Fair Express is the best way to get there without worrying about driving or parking.   At the OC Fair Express opening day on July 15 at the Fullerton Park-and-Ride, fans... read more

Free Summer Bus Service Returns for Laguna Beach Fun

After a successful debut last year, the Laguna Beach Summer Breeze is back to help visitors get to the many attractions offered in the popular beach town without sitting in traffic or hunting for parking. The familiar blue-and-white OC Bus will serve... read more

Celebrate Good Times with the OC Fair Express

Everyone’s favorite way to get to the OC Fair is back! Avoid traffic and parking headaches by taking the OC Fair Express direct to the gate, and save on fair admission, too. From July 15 to Aug. 13, buses will depart from nine convenient locations on... read more

Youth Summer Pass Keeps Kids On the Go

This summer, kids 6 to 18 can get their own wheels for only $20. That’s the price for 30 days of unlimited travel on all fixed-route OC Buses. With the Youth Summer Pass, kids have the freedom to travel throughout the county to places like the beach,... read more

Santa Ana College Students Approve OC Bus Pilot Program

In May, Santa Ana College students voted to approve a three-year pilot program that will provide unlimited bus rides for all students. During the first year, the program will be free; during the second and third years, each semester full-time... read more

OC Bus 360° Shows Positive Results

The OCTA Board of Directors received an update on OC Bus 360°, an ongoing effort to reposition the bus system by responding to changing market conditions. While ridership nationwide and regionally is declining sharply, OC Bus 360° is showing... read more

Money-Saving Youth Summer Pass Returns

OCTA’s Youth Summer Pass will be back this summer for youth ages 6 to 18.  Popular among kids and their parents, the pass will be available in June for the unbeatable price of only $20 for 30 days of unlimited rides on OC Bus.  To identify... read more
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