Tag Archive for OCTA

A Tale of Two CEO searches

Steven Greenhut and Frank Mickadeit were giddy with glee to write a Sunday editorial and a Thursday column to take shots at the “arrogant,” “secretive” and “self-interested”  Larry Agran and his “cabal” over a recent appeals judge ruling that awarded legal fees to Irvine City Council members and Great Park Board members Christina Shea and…

Mourning Ralph B. Clark

Former Orange County Supervisor Ralph B. Clark passed away earlier this week. The Orange County Register has a brief story about Clark and his contributions to Orange County. We pass that on to you now. Ex-supervisor ‘made our lives better,’ mourners say Funeral held for former county supervisor, Anaheim mayor and transportation guru Ralph B. Clark.…

To Do Tonight 6-4-09

SAVE OUR BUS SERVICE RALLY To call attention to our huge bus service cuts. Thursday, June 4, 6 pm Former Bus Terminal Plaza, triangular corner of 5th St., Santa Ana Blvd., & Ross DRINKING LIBERALLY - Santa Ana The weekly gathering of liberals in Santa Ana. Join the conversations and have some fun. Thursday, June 4, 8:30…

OCTA Cuts Budget by 25%, Will Layoff 400 Workers

Earlier today OCTA workers rallied before the Board Meeting to protest proposals to cut 400 jobs. The OCTA Board didn’t hear them. The OCRegister filed this video report today. The Orange County Register reports: Since June 2008, OCTA has ordered 133,000 hours cut from bus service annually – which will affect 26 routes this coming…

OCTA Employees to Speak Out Against 33% Workforce Cuts

Orange, California – Teamsters Local 952 Coach Operators, mechanics and service workers and Veolia Transportation employees urge the OCTA Board of Directors to forego drastic measures and adopt incremental reductions to service levels and employee layoffs. Currently, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), a multi-modal transportation agency transports more than 200,000 daily riders from every…

Dump The Pump!

Residents may avoid the high price of gas and try public transit June 16 to 20 ORANGE – The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is offering free one-day bus passes for use during Dump the Pump week, June 16 to 20, to encourage commuters to leave their cars at home and ride public transportation. Passes…