December 2, 2013
For three days in June, a group of industry peers reviewed OCTA’s health, safety and environmental compliance written programs and policies, toured all OCTA bases, conducted face-to-face interviews with all levels of staff and spoke to OCTA contractors.
October 17, 2013
The OCTA App Center showcases mobile and web apps packed with information about the transit system, making it easier for new and existing customers to determine schedules and plan trips. The page currently displays 15 free and paid apps for both Android and Apple iPhone.
June 25, 2013
Funded by Measure M2, the half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements, the money will allow cities to operate year-round, seasonal or special event services that complement Orange County’s regional bus and rail systems.
May 7, 2013
Ken Phipps has worked at the agency for 19 years, serving as the executive director of Finance and Administration since 2009. He will help lead OCTA on local, state and national issues related to transportation programs and policies, and assist the CEO in coordinating business, operations and management activities among the agency’s divisions.
April 23, 2013
Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, administrative employees will contribute an average of 2% of their salaries to their pensions. That contribution will increase each year until employees are paying 100% of their employee share by Jan. 1, 2017. The plan will result in an $8.2 million savings to taxpayers over the three-year period.
April 15, 2013
Under the terms of the contract, will assume operations and maintenance of the ACCESS paratransit service on July 1, 2013 for a four-year base period with two, two-year renewal options.
March 5, 2013
Darrell Johnson, a 20-year veteran of the transportation industry, is responsible for planning, financing and coordinating Orange County's freeway, street and rail development, as well as managing bus services, commuter-rail services and paratransit service.
November 26, 2012
Darrell Johnson will replace CEO Will Kempton, who announced his retirement effective Feb. 28, to become the executive director of Transportation California.
November 16, 2012
Has accepted the position of executive director for Transportation California and plans to leave the agency in February 2013.
November 15, 2012
The three new routes are anticipated to provide faster service because there will be limited stops. The plan is the result of a Transit System Study.
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