Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)

CA: New OCTA Chief Executive Announces Initiatives for 2013

At his first board meeting as the new Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) CEO Darrell Johnson unveiled his strategic initiatives for the year ahead, placing a high priority on creating services to meet community needs, ensuring sustainability of transit systems and advancing the delivery of Measure M2 projects.

Johnson’s priorities call for delivering programs that will improve the quality of life for all Orange County residents.

“This is an exciting time for OCTA as we work proactively to deliver transportation improvements that will keep Orange County moving,” Johnson said. “OCTA has an aggressive program of projects and I’m eager to carry out my initiatives that will help ensure our community continues to grow in a positive direction.”

The strategic initiatives unveiled by Johnson today include:

• Advance delivery of M2020 programs

• Optimize existing transportation systems

• Engage stakeholders and regional partners

• Create services to meet community and customer needs

• Safeguard taxpayer transportation dollars

• Ensure a fiscally sustainable transit system

• Promote environmentally friendly initiatives

• Underscore a commitment to health and safety

• Cultivate a top-notch workforce