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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 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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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 Will Continue To Run

During tonight county wide curfew starting at 10 pm to 5am OC Bus will continue to run its normal schedule. The curfew for non essential business or travel won’t effect OC Bus which is considered an essential service. One note if you are out and about late tonight make sure your travel is essential because […]

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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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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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Fullerton Transportation Center

The main transportation center for North Orange County is in the city of Fullerton at its historic train station. The Fullerton Train Station has been in operation since 1923 when the station was built by the Santa Fe Railroad although the original station was wood framed. The wood framed building was demolished and replaced by […]

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OC Bus Is Free At Moment

During the current Corona virus pandemic and the stay at home order by the Governor of California traffic on OC Bus is light as its only mean’t to be used by people performing essential services. My day job is under the essential services so i do have to take the bus which is operating on […]

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OC Bus Cuts Back Service

In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and California Governor Gavin Newsom’s stay at home order the OCTA ha announced service reductions top OC Bus. Starting tomorrow all routes are operating on their Sunday service seven days a week meaning a big reduction in service and, some routes not operating at all. Ridership has been […]

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OC Bus Public Transport

One inexpensive way to get around Orange County is the public bus system operated by the Orange County Transportation Authority. The buses are branded OC Bus and operate on 77 routes across the county with over 6,000 bus stops marked by the sign below. Bus service on main routes can be fairly frequent but if […]

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