Taxpayer Oversight Committee Says Hello and Goodbye to Members

A lottery conducted at the OCTA Board of Directors meeting June 11 resulted in the appointment of four new Measure M2 Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC) members, one each from the First, Second, Fourth and Fifth Supervisorial Districts. The list of... read more

OCTA Board Approves $1.3 Billion Balanced Budget

The OCTA Board of Directors approved a balanced budget of more than $1.3 billion for the upcoming fiscal year. Major initiatives include the continuation of improvements through Measure M (also known as OC Go), including the advancement of the I-405... read more

Hike and Ride the Wild during Two June Events

Orange County is home to some of the most beautiful protected wilderness areas in the entire country. During June, OCTA is hosting two events to encourage visitors to enjoy the natural landscape and see Orange County as it was yesterday and as it... read more

OCTA Helps Beautify and Protect Costa Mesa Environment

A deteriorating roadway has been transformed thanks to a joint effort among OCTA, the City of Costa Mesa, and the OC Fair & Event Center. Located in Costa Mesa between Fairview Road and Newport Boulevard, Arlington Drive had fallen into disrepair.... read more

SB1 Funding Will Benefit OC Streets, Freeways, Transit & Active Transportation

In May, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved $92.5 million in competitive SB 1 funding for OCTA projects. Also known as the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, SB 1 prioritizes funding for maintenance and rehabilitation and... read more

Explore OC’s Protected Wilderness with a Family-Friendly Hike & Activities

On June 9, OCTA will host a special free event for Orange County’s youngest residents and their families at the beautiful Trabuco Rose Preserve. Children can create nature-related crafts, learn about the surrounding protected lands, and enjoy a mild... read more

Proposed FY 2018-19 Budget Discussed at OCTA Board Workshop

The OCTA Board of Directors held a workshop to discuss the proposed $1.29 billion budget for FY 2018-2019. The budget presented is balanced and aligns with OCTA’s long-term plans, goals and objectives. The budget includes revenues from Orange... read more

Cities Can Apply to Improve Water Quality with OCTA Funding

OCTA is seeking water quality improvement projects from local agencies to reduce visible forms of pollutants such as litter and debris through its Environmental Cleanup Program. Part of Measure M (also known as OC Go), the program puts local tax... read more

Rethink Travel Behavior during Distracted Driver Awareness Month

According to the National Safety Council, distracted driving is a public health issue that affects us all. The latest statistics show motor vehicle fatalities are up 6% from 2015. More than 40,000 people were killed on the nation's roadways... read more

Update on the 2018 Long-Range Transportation Plan

The board received an update on development of the 2018 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which OCTA updates every four years to plan for Orange County’s transportation needs for the next 20 years and beyond. The elements of the LRTP will be... read more

Join OCTA for a Free Wilderness Hike on April 21

Orange County is home to some of the most beautiful protected wilderness areas in the entire country. Lace up your hiking shoes and see Orange County as it was yesterday and as it will be tomorrow during a two-hour moderate to strenuous hike at... read more

Measure M Delivering on Promises to Orange County Voters

The Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee has determined that Measure M is being delivered as promised to Orange County voters for the 27th consecutive year. The Taxpayer Oversight Committee held its annual Measure M public hearing April 10 and... read more

Your Transportation Tax Dollars at Work: Learn More April 10

Ever wonder how Measure M (now named OC Go) sales tax money for transportation improvements gets put to work in Orange County? One half-cent at a time, it goes to fund hundreds of local projects that improve travel for residents every day, like... read more

Volunteer to Help Shape Orange County’s Transportation Future

Are you interested in the transportation needs of Orange County? If so, we need your help. The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) has openings and we’re recruiting new members. Applications for this OCTA Board-appointed committee are due May 1, 2018.... read more

Help OCTA Clean Transportation-Related Pollution

Following approval of $2.8 million to help improve water quality throughout Orange County, OCTA is seeking projects from local agencies. The Environmental Cleanup Program is part of OC Go (formerly Measure M), Orange County’s half-cent sales tax... read more

Find Out How Your Tax Dollars Are Helping Improve Transportation in OC

Ever wonder how OC Go (formerly Measure M) sales tax money for transportation improvements gets put to work in Orange County? One half-cent at a time, it goes to fund hundreds of local projects that improve travel for residents every day, like... read more

Chamberlain Appointed to New Position at Caltrans

Ryan Chamberlain has been appointed Chief Deputy Director at the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and is leaving his position as the Orange County District Director, which also serves as a non-voting member on the OCTA Board.... read more

OCTA Reveals New Names for Wilderness Preserves

OCTA’s protected wilderness properties now have names that highlight their regional and environmental significance. Revealed during an OCTA-led hike on Feb. 24, the new names are: Wren’s View Preserve in Trabuco Canyon, previously O’Neill Oaks.... read more

Now Online: The 2017 OC Go (formerly Measure M) Annual Report

Through OC Go, half of each local sales tax penny is spent on transportation projects that improve life in Orange County every day. OC Go leverages funding to accelerate projects and save time and money. During a 30-year term ending in 2041, OC Go is... read more

OCTA Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Citizens Advisory Committee

Are you interested in the transportation needs of Orange County? If so, we need your help. The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) has openings and we’re recruiting new members. Applications for this OCTA Board-appointed committee are due May 1, 2018.... read more
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