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Learn about Express Bus Service Options on Freeways

OCTA is planning for the future by exploring express bus service options on I-5 and SR-55. The Freeway Bus Rapid Transit Concept Study will identify improvements to infrastructure and transportation solutions for potential Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes and identify stops along each corridor. The I-5 route is approximately 30 miles from the Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station to the Fullerton Park and Ride, while the north-south route is 12 miles along the SR-55 from the Santa Ana Regional Transit Center to Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach.

The study is expected to identify ways to improve freeway traffic flow, maximize transit and ridesharing, and  identify long-term solutions to connect underserved and emerging populations within the study corridors.

To learn more, join OCTA for a virtual public meeting on October 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. You’ll have the opportunity to meet the team and ask questions. Click here to register.

A pre-recorded presentation is also available and can be viewed here any time through November 16th.

Share your opinion about bus service on freeways and help OCTA improve public transit needs by taking this online survey or by calling (909) 494-2900. Information is available in English, Spanish or Vietnamese.

To learn more about the study, click here.
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