Tag Archive for Public Transportation

Correa Calls for Greater Transit Access in Santa Ana

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The Voice of OC reported on the OCTA possibly cutting two routes from mass transit service in Santa Ana citing declining ridership.  It’s drawn fire from the community which relies on public transportation in OC the most. Former State Senator Lou Correa is calling on the OCTA and the Santa Ana City council to keep…

Gavin Newsom Sits Down With TheLiberalOC

I had the opportunity to sit down with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Tuesday afternoon  in the offices of the Orange County Labor Federation prior to his town hall meeting at Santa Ana College. Newsom is running for Governor and has conducted town hall meetings across the state talking to voters, introducing himself and his goals…

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…