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San Diego Train Service To Return 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 happens as […]

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Free OC Bus Pass For Youths

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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Train Service From The OC To 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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OC Bus: Cuts Fares Starting Today

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 pass which […]

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No Mask No Ride On OC Bus Service

Recently President Joe Biden signed an executive order requiring masks be worn on all public transport. Because of the recent executive order the OCTA is requiring masks be worn at all times on all OC Bus services. Previously it was required but drivers wouldn’t enforce the rule which annoyed most riders by the small percentage […]

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