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When it is time to give your kids some independence, our youth pass programs offer an alternative to them waiting around or asking you for a ride. Bus travel is one of the safest ways to get around Orange County, and it's affordable. Give your kids (ages 6-18) a discounted 30-day Youth Pass, or buy a 30 day Summer Youth Pass (June – August) for extra savings. They can use the bus to get to the beach, skate park, an amusement center, summer job, library, or even school.
Eliminate the parent factor this summer and get out to explore OC without the need of your parental taxi service. Earn your transportation independence this summer with our Youth Summer Pass, which is good for 30 consecutive days, and is specially priced for just $20.00. Head to the beach, meet up at the mall, catch a movie, or just chill at your friend’s house, all without having to bother mom or dad for a ride. 20 bucks is a small price to pay for your freedom, buy yours today! Passes available at Vons, Ralphs, Northgate Market, the OCTA store and online.
As part of our youth outreach program, OCTA conducted youth focus group
research throughout Orange County (ages 11 to 18). The research was compelling
Teaching kids how to
ride the bus and encouraging them to ride fosters a greater sense of
independence at this critical stage of their development. Navigating around the
community by bus also builds a sense of confidence young people can use for the
rest of their lives.
If you’ve never ridden the bus, you might be a little nervous about figuring
out how to get where you’re going. Don’t worry – it isn’t rocket science. If
you can read, use a computer or dial a phone you can plan a bus trip.
To get started, visit our online trip planner. Got a question about riding the bus, bus
fares or passes? Visit our How
to Ride section or
contact us directly and we'll get an answer for you!
That’s right. The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) offers a free program for Kids and Teens on "How to Ride the Bus" for both schools and youth organizations.A professional from OCTA will come to your location, at a time you select, to teach youth groups and teens how to ride the bus. Our presentation is lively and informative, and at the end, participants receive one one-day bus passes so they can try the bus first-hand with a friend or parent. It’s making a difference.
Schedule a Presentation
91 Express Lanes
OCTA Administrative Office
550 S. Main StreetOrange, CA 92868