FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2016
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Joel Zlotnik (714) 560-5713, Eric Carpenter (714) 560-5697
OCTA Approves $26.7 Million for Local Transit Shuttles
Funds from Measure M half-cent sales tax meant to improve city-specific transit needs
ORANGE – The Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors this week approved more than $26.7 million to help Orange County cities provide community-based transit circulators to better serve their specific public transit needs.
The money is being provided through Measure M, the county’s half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements. When Measure M was renewed by voters in 2006, it included a funding program for cities to develop and implement shuttles and bus trolleys. Continue reading