Transportation

Train Service To San Diego To Resume Early October

Erosion on the train track has halted Amtrak and Metrolink service as previously reported in South Orange County to Oceanside in San Diego County. Both Amtrak and Metrolink have now announced that they plan to restore service on this route by October 4th which will be good news for riders on the route if it […]

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Train Service Between The OC And San Diego Canceled

Amtrak and Metrolink have announced that services between Orange County and San Diego County have been suspended for at lest several weeks because of beach erosion on the line. While the train line is closed emergency repairs will be done to fix the erosion with no date yet when the line might reopen. The Amtrak […]

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Youth Ride Free Pass On OC Bus

The OCTA has announced there are distributing Youth Ride Free bus passes through the schools so approximately 520,000 children between the ages of 6 and 18 years old will be able to ride the bus for free. The program is designed to encourage another generation to use public transportation so they can become the riders […]

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OC Highest Labor Day Gas Prices

California has the highest gas prices ever for Labor Day with prices averaging $4.39 per gallon across the state. Prices always spike around Labor Day with summer demand and, as people travel for the long holiday weekend. After Labor Day the prices should start to ease and, then drop by 8 to 10 cents a […]

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OC Bus: Welcome Back Fare Reduction

Starting today the OCTA has started a program with lower bus fares to encourage riders to return to OC Bus after ridership levels dipped because of COVID-19. The Welcome Back Fare Reduction Program was paid for with cap and, trade funding from the State of California The discounted fares are $40 for a 30 day […]

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Gas Prices Soar In Orange County

You might have noticed its getting much more expensive to fill up your car or truck as the price of gasoline has risen all across Orange County. The prices now are the highest they have been since October of 2012 with the price of gas per gallon having increased with the price $1.18 more than […]

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No Mask No Ride On OC Bus

Because of an executive order enacted by President Joe Biden face masks are required on all public transportation such as buses, trains and, planes, The new order means that the OCTA is now enforcing mask wearing on the OC buses. Since the start of the pandemic this has been required but some people would ignore […]

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OC Bus Front Door Boarding Returns

For months since the pandemic started the front door of the bus was closed off to protect the driver. By doing this it also mean’t there was no way to collect or validate fares as the payment machine was by the driver. There were signs posted that you needed a valid fare to travel but […]

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Spirit Airlines Coming To John Wayne Airport

Low cost no frills Spirit Airlines has announced they are coming to John Wayne Airport in Orange County. The flights will start November 17th to Las Vegas and Oakland.

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OC Bus Restrictions

The OC Bus local bus service because of the pandemic is now operating on a Saturday service everyday. Entry is though the rear door only as the front door area is cordoned off to protect the driver. Once onboard you are meant to show the driver a valid pass but there is no way to […]

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