Plans and Programs News

  • O.C. Business Council Honors OCTA CEO For ‘Breaking Down Barriers’ Initiative
    11/30/2012 2:00:00 PM

    ORANGE – The Orange County Transportation Authority was honored by the Orange County Business Council for turning transportation “red tape” into work opportunities in Orange County.

  • Ten-Day Closure Planned For Placentia Avenue Railroad Crossing
    8/8/2012 1:30:00 PM

    Ten-Day Closure Planned For Placentia Avenue Railroad Crossing

     

    ORANGE – Placentia Avenue will be closed for 10 days beginning this Friday to allow construction crews to shift the railroad tracks and prepare for the opening of the new bypass road.

  • OCTA Awarded $9.3 Million in Federal Grants
    10/17/2011 2:05:00 PM
    ORANGE – The Orange County Transportation Authority today was awarded $9.3 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation for projects to improve transit throughout Orange County.
  • Orange County Grade Separations Head Toward Construction
    7/26/2011 2:05:00 PM
    ORANGE – Construction on the Placentia Avenue and Kramer Boulevard grade separation projects are expected to cost millions of dollars less than anticipated.
  • Transit System Study Explores New Transit Options
    7/25/2011 2:15:00 PM
    ORANGE – A comprehensive study designed to maximize the efficiency of Orange County’s transit system has been completed and recommendations on implementing changes are expected to be brought forward later this summer.
  • OCTA Seeks Public Feedback On 2010 Long Range Transportation Plan
    11/30/2010 2:15:00 PM

    ORANGE – The Orange County Transportation Authority is seeking public feedback through Dec. 13 on transportation strategies for the 2010 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).

  • Federal Transit Administration Awards $5 Million to the ARTIC Project
    7/15/2010 2:15:00 PM
    ORANGE – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced today the award of $5 million to help fund the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center.
  • Upcoming Open Houses For Central County Corridor Major Investment Study
    5/26/2010 2:20:00 PM
    ORANGE – A study to examine long-term solutions to traffic in Central County is under way and transportation planners are seeking the public’s feedback on solutions to help meet future travel demand.
  • ARTIC Honored For Sustainable Design
    5/4/2010 2:20:00 PM
    ORANGE – Plans for the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center were awarded the 2010 Compass Blueprint Recognition Award for Sustained Leadership.
  • Hundreds Gather For Transit Forum
    2/10/2010 2:20:00 PM
    ORANGE – More than 400 people concerned about the future of public transportation in California joined together Friday to explore issues surrounding the current transit crisis and offer solutions to protect the millions of impacted riders and industry employees.
  • OCTA Applauds High-Speed Rail Investment
    1/28/2010 2:25:00 PM
    ORANGE – Officials from the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) praised the announcement this morning that $2.3 billion is headed to the state to help build a project that will bring transportation into the 21st Century.
  • Transit Forum Tackles State Budget Crisis
    1/21/2010 2:25:00 PM
    ORANGE – Leaders from government, business, labor unions and transit advocates will join together in a daylong summit as they seek solutions to an unprecedented statewide financial crisis facing public transportation.
  • High-Speed Rail Authority To Hold Public Open House In Anaheim
    1/19/2010 2:30:00 PM
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) will hold its first Southern California community open house on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010. CHRSA and local transportation officials will share information and gather feedback from the public on the Anaheim to Los Angeles section of the project.
  • Public Meeting Set To Discuss Impacts Of ARTIC 
    10/5/2009 2:30:00 PM
    ORANGE – Work is under way to build a landmark transportation center in Anaheim that would connect to the planned high-speed rail system in California, and officials are asking the public for input regarding the project’s environmental impacts.
  • Public Meetings Set For 405 Improvement Project 
    9/10/2009 2:30:00 PM
    ORANGE – Residents and commuters are invited to a series of scoping meetings to learn about the San Diego Freeway (I-405) improvement project and provide comments on issues related to the proposed alternatives.
  • ARTIC Honored For Design Excellence 
    8/24/2009 2:30:00 PM
    ORANGE – Plans for the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) won a 2009 Pacific Coast Builders Conference Gold Nugget award for architectural excellence.
  • Funding for High-Speed Rail Moving Swiftly 
    8/10/2009 2:30:00 PM
    ORANGE – Transportation officials in Orange County expressed their support on Monday for Caltrans’ request of $3.4 billion of federal dollars for the Anaheim to Los Angeles segment of the California high-speed rail project.
  • Public Meeting Set To Discuss Impacts Of ARTIC (1)
    7/23/2009 2:35:00 PM
    ORANGE – Work is under way to build a landmark transportation center in Anaheim and officials are asking the public for input regarding the project’s environmental impacts.
  • Drivers No Longer Delayed By Passing Trains At Imperial Highway 
    6/19/2009 2:35:00 PM
    ANAHEIM – The new Imperial Highway bridge is open to drivers, bringing an end to a four-month detour and the need to stop for trains.
  • Stimulus Funds Put High Speed Rail On Track
    4/16/2009 2:35:00 PM
    ORANGE – Transportation officials in Orange County praised today’s announcement by President Barack Obama that lays out a vision for high-speed rail and designates California as one of 10 major corridors eligible for funding.
  • Bus and Shuttle Projects Take Shape Throughout County
    10/8/2008 2:40:00 PM
    ORANGE – Transit connections to major activity areas will begin detailed planning as 25 bus and shuttle projects move into step two of the Go Local program – a four-step process to plan and implement city-initiated transit extensions to a Metrolink station.
  • Open Houses Set To Explore Transportation Solutions At Orange And Los Angeles County Line
    5/7/2008 2:40:00 PM
    ORANGE – Nearly 2 million people a day travel across the Orange and Los Angeles county line using automobiles, buses and trains and transportation planners from both sides are seeking input from the public on ways to make the commute a smoother one.
  • All Orange County Cities On Board Go Local
    3/10/2008 2:40:00 PM
    ORANGE – Two years after challenging Orange County cities to develop improved connections to their local Metrolink stations, all 34 have climbed aboard.