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

Ride OC Bus to Fun Destinations

There as so many reasons to ride OC Bus – for play, to school, to market, for shopping. Here are some great places to visit for fun. A favorite destination is the Santa Ana Zoo, just a short walk from the bus stop at 1st and Lyon. The area is served... read more

OCTA Scores at Southern California Regional Roadeo

On April 18, the Southern California Regional Roadeo competition was hosted by Foothill Transit at their Arcadia location.  This event is held every year to give local Roadeo teams a competitive practice before the national competition is held at... read more

METRO Magazine Highlights OCTA’s Bravo! Lines

  A recent issue of METRO, a leading transportation industry publication, highlighted OCTA’s implementation of two limited-stop bus lines, Bravo! Route 543 and 560, which in many ways mirror Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service without major... read more

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
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