Surf’s Up for Service Animals and Trainers

On a beautiful Orange County Saturday, more than 100 participants enjoyed OCTA’s semi-annual training designed to put service animals at ease when riding public transportation. The April 1 event was the first to take place in Huntington Beach, where... read more

New Venue for Popular Service Animal Training Day

Twice a year, OC Bus offers service animals and their trainers the opportunity to experience riding a public transit bus. On Saturday, April 1, the event will move to a new venue at the Goldenwest Transportation Center in Huntington Beach.... read more

OCTA Wins APTA Award

Competing against transportation agencies from all over the country, OCTA won an award from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for the OC Bus Awareness Video. This entertaining video encourages people to think about taking the... read more

OCTA Welcomes Prospera Hotels to Employer Bus Pass Program

Prospera Hotels, Inc., a hotel real estate and investment company based in Orange, has joined the growing number of companies who are taking advantage of OCTA’s employer bus pass program. Called Perk Pass, the program is offered through employers and... read more

Ride OC Bus!

Via bold billboards and bus wraps, direct mail and much more, OCTA is encouraging residents to take a simple action that can make traveling OC convenient and affordable: Ride OC Bus. The new campaign is designed to create awareness, improve... read more

Help Us Improve Travel Along Harbor Boulevard

Harbor Boulevard is Orange County’s busiest north/south transit corridor and provides a vital link for residents, businesses, schools and visitor destinations. OCTA, with the cities of Fullerton, Anaheim, Garden Grove and Santa Ana, is leading a... read more

Say Goodbye to the Angels Express Bus, Welcome Back to the Train

The Angels Express bus service from the Goldenwest Transportation Center has been discontinued due to low ridership and budget constraints. Angels fans have no reason to worry about rides to Anaheim, however! The Angels Express train is back this... read more

State Grant to Fund 10 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses

OCTA is set to receive more than $13 million to add 10 zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell buses to its fleet, another step in the ongoing effort to expand and improve an eco-friendly transportation system. The zero-emission buses are expected... read more

L.A. Times Spotlights Little Saigon Shuttle

In the recent article “Little Saigon tries shuttles to ease congestion and boost tourism,” the L.A. Times profiled the community of Little Saigon and the shuttle that has served it since October. The Little Saigon Shuttle is provided through a... read more

OCTA Shares Information at Tet Festival

From January 27 to 29, OCTA shared in celebrating the Year of the Rooster at the largest Tet Lunar New Year event outside of Vietnam. Thousands of Vietnamese-Americans and other guests at the Fairgrounds and Event Center in Costa Mesa were greeted... read more

Hop on Public Transportation to Celebrate Black History Month

The Orange County Black History Month Parade & Faire promotes the contributions of African Americans to Orange County. The free event will be held on February 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Anaheim Center Street Promenade and will attract people from... read more

OC Bus UPass Gets Shout-Out in UCI Publication

At many universities in Orange County, cars and campuses don’t mix. Parking is scarce and fees are pricey, and the overall cost of car ownership is just one more big expense along with tuition, books, and living expenses. To help students get to... read more

Several OC Bus Fare Changes Go into Effect in February

As part of OC Bus 360°, a comprehensive plan to improve and sustain bus service and enhance the customer experience, OCTA has adjusted fares that affect service on fixed-route and express buses. OCTA proposed these changes after conducting a fare... read more

The New 53Xpress Will Offer a Faster Ride Down Main Street

Arriving February 12, the new 53Xpressis the latest in OCTA’s line of bus services that offer less stop and more go in Orange County. It joins Route 53 as a great way to work, shop, or have fun on Main Street. With only 12 stops, Route 53X provides... read more

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
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