The Orange County Transportation Authority board on Monday approved a $1.26 billion budget that was up from $1 billion last year due to an anticipated increase in service.Funding for more buses on routes with the highest ridership is part of a 4 percent increase in expected bus service, according to ... More >>
[Hey, You!] A little case of the working-class blues
[Hey, You!] 'On my ride, y'all better follow my rules'
Two men have been arrested for separate incidents where teens were preyed upon on Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) buses, according to authorities.The Orange County Sheriff's Department and Transit Police Services participated in the investigations that led to the busts.
WikicommonsBye bye buses.County Supervisor Patricia Bates may have said it best today: "You can't send these people off a cliff, in a bus."The remark came amidst some low-heat sparring between her and Tustin Mayor Pro Tem Jerry Amante at this morning's meeting of the OCTA Finance and Administrati ... More >>
More than 60 people got up and spoke at Monday's board meeting for the Orange County Transit Authority. Pacific Progressive has the run-down: It was a diverse group of people telling OCTA how detrimental further cuts to the OC bus system would be.It's a sticky issue. Facing a steep decline in sal ... More >>
Supervisor John Moorlach wants to get rid of our bus system? What a buffoon! This video is too earnest, but what are you gonna do...
Courtesy of OCTAWill Kempton moves to OCTA from Caltrans, where he has served for five years.The hiring of Caltrans director Will Kempton for the Orange County Transportation Authority's vacant executive director position would seem like a step down. After all, the Schwarzenegger appointee oversees ... More >>
Been riding those darn buses since 1972? Then you might be one of 35 special people who gets to party with OCTA - which is celebrating 35 years of hauling fat OC ass across the county at the end of the month. Party place: The Fullerton Transportation Center, 120 E. Santa Fe Ave, where the bus syst ... More >>
Spotlight on Little Saigon: Some experts from Washington will be coming to town to study the area's "economic viability and its potential for future development." It's gonna be a long, hot summer: For bus riders, if OCTA can't appease disgruntled workers soon. Sign of the times: UC Irvine adds thr ... More >>
Award for top transportation agency is astoundingfor all the wrong reasons
Beth Krom embarrasses Centerline with radio fiasco
F.O.B. suggests were all in the same boat
Jane Reifer lives for mass transit