New OCTA Board Chair Outlines 2017 Strategic Initiatives

[Editor: This is the text of a Jan. 25, 2017, news release from the Orange County (CA) Transportation Authority.]

OCTA Chair Michael Hennessey Sets Transportation Goals for 2017

ORANGE – Orange County Transportation Authority Chair Michael Hennessey unveiled the OCTA board’s strategic initiatives for 2017, placing focus on advancing capital projects, improving the transit system to better meet the county’s needs and maximizing funding opportunities.

Each of the five initiatives outlines specific projects that are targeted for completion by the end of the year.

“From breaking ground on the agency’s largest project in history to enhancing our transit system, OCTA will be hard at work this year improving mobility throughout the county,” Hennessey said. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to help implement these initiatives and keep Orange County residents, visitors and business moving.”

The strategic initiatives unveiled Monday by Hennessey include:

  • Breaking ground on the I-405 Improvement Project
  • Continuing to implement the OC Bus 360° program
  • Advancing the OC Streetcar project
  • Integrating technology solutions
  • Ensuring fiscal sustainability

Attached is the complete list of the board’s initiatives for 2017.