Donate a Toy this Friday at Honda Center

Want to make Santa’s nice list this year? On Friday, Dec. 15, bring a new, unwrapped toy or sporting equipment to the Honda Center west parking lot at 2695 E. Katella Ave. in Anaheim from 4:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Toys will be distributed to children in... read more

Bloggers on the Bus

OC bloggers are riding OC bus and sharing their experiences with readers. When Sondra’s car was in the shop, she hopped on OC Bus and went to brunch: “I don’t think most people in Orange County realize how easy, convenient and clean the OC Bus... read more

OCTA to Purchase 10 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Buses

As part of its ongoing effort to expand and improve an eco-friendly transportation system, OCTA has received grant funds from the Center for Transportation and the Environment and the South Coast Air Quality Management that will be used to purchase... read more

Ridership Up by Nearly 20 Percent in Areas of Improved Bus Service

OC Bus ridership continues to see positive gains in areas where OCTA has improved service through the OC Bus 360° program. According to a recent report, bus ridership was up 19.6 percent as of September 2017 compared to a year earlier on routes in... read more

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
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