Are Orange County buses still free?

Are Orange County buses still free?

Bus fare is not free while riding OC Bus. You’ll be required to pay your fare or show your bus pass upon request to the coach operator or transit police.

How do you qualify for OC access?

In order to qualify for OCTA ACCESS, you must live within Orange County and be physically and/or cognitively unable to use a regular fixed-route bus. An in-person functional assessment will determine the applicant’s ability to get to and from the bus stop, get on and off the bus and navigate the regular bus system.

How do senior citizens get around?

When you can’t provide a ride

  • Public transit.
  • Paratransit.
  • Demand response.
  • Taxis.
  • Ride-hailing.
  • Non-emergency medical transportation.
  • Volunteer programs.
  • Use the Eldercare Locator.

Why do seniors need transportation?

Transportation is needed because few economic resources—raw materials, fuels, food, manufactured goods—are located where they are wanted. Each region or place on Earth produces more than it consumes of some goods and services and less than it consumes of others.

Does Orange County have public transportation?

For those who travel throughout Orange County via public transit, ridesharing, cycling, or any other means, safety is OCTA’s highest priority. Our bus and Metrolink train services are clean, safe, and convenient.

How much is a monthly bus pass in California?

Monthly Pass: 30-Day Pass – $58. 30-Day Discount Pass – $29. Dial-A-Ride 10-Ride Pass – $25.

What time do OC buses stop running?

Our buses are safe, clean, reliable, and convenient. A $3 Ride-All-Day pass allows you to ride from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. the next morning. Our friendly and knowledgeable drivers will be glad to take you down to our South Division Street Transit Center or to the North end Transit Center or anywhere in-between.

How do you use OC Flex?

To travel on OC Flex, you must start and end your trip within an OC Flex zone. You can schedule an OC Flex trip by phone at 1-877-628-FLEX (3539), 1-714-620-2660 (TDD/TTY) or with the OC Flex Mobile App. Use the app to schedule and pay for your trip.

How do seniors get around without a car?

5 alternative transportation options for seniors who are no…

  1. Home aide/driver.
  2. Uber/Lyft/taxis.
  3. Public transportation.
  4. Senior call-and-ride programs.
  5. Friends or volunteers.

What other transportation options do older adults have if they Cannot drive themselves?

Transportation Options for Seniors Who Don’t Drive

  • Public Transportation Routes. Public transportation is a relatively inexpensive way to get around most cities and towns.
  • Taxi Services.
  • Volunteer Driving Programs.
  • Medical Facility Transportation.
  • Finding Community and Paratransit Services.

What are the 5 modes of transportation?

ADVERTISEMENTS: These most common five modes of transport are: railways, roadways, airways, waterways and pipelines.

What are the 4 types of transportation?

The four primary modes of transportation in logistics are shipments by truck, ship, train and plane — also known as road, maritime, rail and air shipments. While each of these modes of transportation has unique benefits, knowing which method is right for your business requires careful consideration.

What is the OC go senior mobility program?

The OC Go Senior Mobility Program (SMP) is designed to fill the gap between local fixed-route buses and ADA paratransit, or ACCESS service, by providing local transportation services to seniors in participating cities in Orange County.

What is octa’s senior Transit program?

Under the program, participating cities are eligible to receive funds and vehicles from OCTA to help design and operate a transit program that best fits the needs of older adults in their communities. Seniors 60 years and older qualify for this program.

How is the senior mobility program funded?

OCTA and the participating cities contribute financially to the program. Funding for the Senior Mobility Program comes from Measure M2, Orange County’s local ½-cent transportation sales tax measure. Measure M provides funding for senior/disabled programs including the SMP.

What are the requirements to participate in the South Orange County program?

Participants must be at least 60 years of age and reside within the South Orange County designated service area. In addition to medical facilities within our service area, this program also serves: Kaiser Lakeview and Kraemer Medical Offices Anaheim, UCI Orange, St. Joseph’s Orange, and the VA Long Beach Veterans Hospital.