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GCTD Introducing “Late Night Safe Rides” Shared Rides from 8pm-11pm

GCTD Introducing “Late Night Safe Rides” Shared Rides from 8pm-11pm

(Oxnard, CA) – Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD), Ventura County’s largest public transit provider, will be launching a new “Late Night Safe Rides” shared ride, demand-response service available to anyone who requires transportation within the GCTD service area from the hours of 8PM to 11PM.  The new service is intended to provide passengers an affordable […]

Gold Coast Transit District Resuming Fare Collection on Monday, May 3rd

Gold Coast Transit District Resuming Fare Collection on Monday, May 3rd

Oxnard, CA – Effective, Monday, May 3rd Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) will resume fare collection and front door boarding on both fixed route and paratransit services. Last year, in response to the pandemic, GCTD temporarily suspended fare collection and requested that customers board through the rear door to support physical distancing. Now, with the number of […]

GCTD Implementing Service Changes and Plans for Potential COVID-19 Impacts

GCTD Implementing Service Changes and Plans for Potential COVID-19 Impacts

    Gold Coast Transit District (Oxnard, CA) – Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD), Ventura County’s largest public transit provider, will be implementing its bi-annual service changes this Sunday, January 24, 2021.  The changes will primarily consist of restoring service where it is most needed at this time, and that includes the Route 1 (Port […]

The elves are back! Gold Coast Transit District’s “ELF on the GO” holiday bus hits the streets

The elves are back! Gold Coast Transit District’s  “ELF on the GO” holiday bus hits the streets

(Oxnard, CA) – Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) is excited to announce the fifth annual appearance of its popular “Elf on the GO” holiday bus. The 40-foot bus is now appearing throughout GCTD’s service area through January 3, 2021. Each year the community awaits the debut of “Elf on the GO” to see what those […]

GCTD Bus Operator Reaches 40-Year Driving Milestone

GCTD Bus Operator Reaches 40-Year Driving Milestone

(Oxnard, CA) –Lupe Juarez recently logged 40 years as a Bus Operator for Gold Coast Transit District, the largest public transit operator in Ventura County. She is also part of the prestigious Two Million Mile Club, as determined by the National Safety Council. This designation recognizes operators who have driven 50,000 hours of drive time […]

Gold Coast Transit District Announces Service Changes Effective July 26, 2020

Gold Coast Transit District Announces Service Changes Effective July 26, 2020

Oxnard, CA)  Beginning this Sunday, July 26, Gold Coast Transit District will be making service changes to restore some service frequency, and implement long planned changes including adding the new Route 23 on Ventura Road, speed up service by consolidating bus stops, and discontinue a limited number of low ridership route segments to strengthen and make the core […]

Gold Coast Transit District Requests Passengers Wear Face Coverings and Limits Passenger Boardings

Gold Coast Transit District Requests Passengers Wear Face Coverings and Limits Passenger Boardings

Gold Coast Transit District will request all passengers on GCTD vehicles and visitors to GCTD facilities to wear a face mask or face covering beginning Monday, April 13, 2020. The CDC recommends that anyone leaving their homes should use face coverings to limit their potential exposure to the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) and to prevent exposing […]

Gold Coast Transit District Announces Temporary Service Reductions and Continues No Fare Collection Policy in Response to COVID-19 – Effective Sunday, March 29, 2020

Gold Coast Transit District Announces Temporary Service Reductions and Continues No Fare Collection Policy in Response to COVID-19 – Effective Sunday, March 29, 2020

    Gold Coast Transit District   (Oxnard, CA) – Gold Coast Transit District announces temporary service reductions to take effect this Sunday, March 29, 2020 in response to COVID-19. Most routes will operate on a Sunday-service level, seven days a week. In addition, in order to enhance physical distancing on the bus, elimination of fare […]

Gold Coast Transit District Implementing Bus Service Changes this Sunday, January 26, 2020

Gold Coast Transit District Implementing Bus Service Changes this Sunday, January 26, 2020

Oxnard, CA – Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) will make schedule adjustments to its fixed-route bus service this Sunday, January 26th. GCTD typically makes bi-annual schedule changes each year in January and July based on analysis of ridership as well as community feedback. Changes will include minor schedule adjustments on Routes 4A, 4B, 5, 6, […]

Gold Coast Transit District Donates Vehicle to City of Ventura’s Homeless Shelter

Gold Coast Transit District Donates Vehicle to City of Ventura’s Homeless Shelter

(Oxnard, CA) – Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) has donated a paratransit vehicle to a City of Ventura homeless shelter, operated by Mercy House, to facilitate mobility options for its residents. GCTD staff first connected with the City of Ventura in early February, 2019.  The District retired a few cutaway-style vehicles that had reached the […]

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