Octa's transportation blog

Moving Forward on a Range of Accomplishments

OCTA continues to make progress on the 2022 CEO Initiatives and Action Plan. Approved in January, the plan consists of three board initiatives and nine CEO initiatives monitored through 96 milestones throughout the year.

The initiatives benefit Orange County in a variety of ways from increasing transit and transportation options to advancing equity and inclusion.

From January through March, 16 of the 96 milestones outlined in the action plan have been completed. Highlights include:

  • Continued progress on the I-405 Project including the completion and opening of the first half of the Brookhurst Street bridge
  • Negotiated and reached new agreements with coach operators as well as parts clerks and facilities technicians to ensure the continuation of safe and reliable OC Bus service that is essential to the people of Orange County
  • Added the Youth Ride Free Program to OCTA’s fare policy, making OCTA the first large transit agency in the region to offer free bus rides to all youth ages six to 18 as part of its regular fare policy
  • Expanded the College Pass Program to include students at Coastline College
  • Graduated the fourth cohort of OCTA’s internal Management Development Academy
  • Submitted the 2023 Federal Transportation Improvement Program project list and financial plan
  • Launched an online version of unconscious bias training for all new administrative employees