Mass Transit Systems

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    OC Impacts Some of Country's Worst Commutes

    ‚ÄčNo stretch of Orange County freeway winds up on The Daily Beast list of America's 75 worst commutes, but vehicles originating from, destined for or passing through here certainly contribute to three of those bad drives--including the No. 1 place holder.

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Finally! 5 Freeway From Beach to LA County Line Called Out for Being Shitty‚ÄčThe 5 freeway from Beach Boulevard in Garden Grove to the Los Angeles County line in Buena Park is one of the roughest roads in the nation, states a report released today by two highway advocacy groups. "Future Mobility in California: The Condition, Use and Funding of California's Roads, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Is OCTA Sacrificing Transit Service for Executive Pay?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Art Leahy Leaves OCTA for LA Metro: Good Riddance

    News item: Art Leahy, who has led the Orange County Transportation Authority for eight years, accepted an offer to head Los Angeles County's Metro - a transit agency with a $3.4 billion budget. (Courtesy of the Orange County Register) Be careful what you wish for, LA ... *The NOAA, which has ju ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    Hooray for OCTA?

    Award for top transportation agency is astoundingfor all the wrong reasons

  • Features

    February 17, 2005

    Next Stop: Immobility

    An A to Z Guide to Surviving the Death/Pause/Sunshine of the CenterLine

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    Supervisor Sig-Alert

    Broadwater campaigns to widen 22 freeway after suing to prevent new lanes

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Fear Factor

    The four horsemen of the suburban apocalypse

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    Track Record

    A CenterLine contractors resume includes Bostons notorius big dig

  • News

    July 31, 2003
  • Columns

    July 24, 2003
  • News

    July 10, 2003

    They Have A Dream

    Light rails friends and enemies rally around the bus. But do bureaucrats care?

  • News

    May 30, 2002

    Train in Vein

    Jane Reifer lives for mass transit

  • Columns

    July 12, 2001
  • News

    September 21, 2000

    Another Dave, Another Scandal

    Like Garofalo, Christensen dogged by alleged conflicts

  • News

    September 9, 1999


    OCTAs attempt to bring out the benefits of a $2 billion light-rail system crashes at UC Irvine

  • Columns

    September 9, 1999
  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Why Weyrich?

    Whats the moral majority founder know about trains in Orange County?

  • Columns

    February 18, 1999
  • Columns

    December 24, 1998