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OCTA Teen Council

The OCTA Teen Council offers high school students an opportunity to learn about transportation-related projects. Members focus on building leadership, communication, and teamwork skills.

What does the OCTA Teen Council do?

  • Share insights on emerging trends
  • Build leadership and teamwork skills
  • Enhance critical thinking and communications skills
  • Engage in discussions, exchange ideas, and take part in projects
  • Enhance their professional development and leadership skills
  • Participate in community service

Making a Difference Today

The Teen Council holds an hour and a half long meeting once every other month during the regular school year, beginning in August and ending in May. Members will be introduced to OCTA projects covering diverse subjects that affect transportation decisions in Orange County. These include land use, environmental equity and impact, transportation planning, funding, legislation, marketing, ridesharing and transit modes. Students also will have the opportunity to take part in workshops that will help them with professional development.