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Final Day For Free Rides November 17 | VCTC East-West Connector

Final Day For Free Rides November 17 | VCTC East-West Connector

The VCTC East-West Connector is a NEW bus route, serving Simi Valley, Moorpark, Camarillo, Oxnard, and Ventura, with future plans to expand to the community of Somis.  The service operates weekdays between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. VCTC is kicking off its new service by offering FREE rides on Friday, November 10th – 17th during regularly scheduled hours.   The VCTC East-West […]

Santa Paula: Riders Say Valley Transit a Bust

Santa Paula: Riders Say Valley Transit a Bust

 By Sheryl Hamlin Opened two years ago on a rainy day, the Valley Transit has not developed a following. Testimony at the Ventura County Transit Commission’s 2017 Unmet Transit Needs meeting held at the March 20, 2017 Santa Paula Council meeting agreed that the Valley Transit did not provide reliable transit. Issues such as unreliable […]

Is Ventura County’s public transit system meeting your needs? Comment Period Extended

Is Ventura County’s public transit system meeting your needs? Comment Period Extended

Help us to understand your transit needs, Ventura County! VCTC wants your input. Would you like to expand existing bus and dial-a-ride service? Add new bus routes? Your feedback will help Ventura County’s transit operators understand where you need to go and how to help you get there. Make your voice heard at our February […]

Veterans Ride Free This Friday — Veterans Day

Veterans Ride Free This Friday — Veterans Day

Why the Ventura County Transportation Tax ballot measure is WRONG

Why the Ventura County Transportation Tax ballot measure is WRONG

By George Miller   As part of a coordinated statewide effort, government is attempting to grow and increase its revenues on multiple fronts. One of them is via county level transportation tax initiatives to maintain/renew infrastructure.  Not surprisingly, there is a Ventura County- half-percent sales tax increase measure on the November ballot this year. It would siphon […]

Group rebuts VC Transportation tax measure

Group rebuts VC Transportation tax measure

By George Miller Former Congressman Elton Gallegly, Ventura County Supervisor Peter Foy, Thousand Oaks Councilman Rob McCoy and Las Virgennes School Board Member Kelly Long are all firmly opposed to the half-cent, $3 billion Ventura County Transportation Tax Measure (AA) and intend to do something about it. The group today filed a rebuttal argument to the […]

Editorial ENDORSES Non-Existent $3 Billion Transportation Tax Plan for Ventura County

Editorial ENDORSES Non-Existent $3 Billion Transportation Tax Plan for Ventura County

  . By Stephen Frank Prop. 1A in 2008 told us that we could build a high speed train, going from LA to San Fran in 2:45.  They even showed the route, the costs and number of riders.  All of it was a lie.  Today the plan has the high speed rail going slowly for […]

VCTC and VCAPCD See Increased Interest Despite Rainy Bike to Work Week 2015

VCTC and VCAPCD See Increased Interest Despite Rainy Bike to Work Week 2015

Another wave of local cyclists discovered the benefits of bicycle commuting, medicine thanks to the annual Bike to Work Week campaign presented by the Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) and Ventura County Air Pollution Control District (VCAPCD). This year’s Bike to Work Week campaign, which inspired commuters to try biking as a travel option, ran […]

VCTC: Santa Paula’s Unmet Transit Needs

VCTC: Santa Paula’s Unmet Transit Needs

By Sheryl Hamlin Transit agencies in California are required by state law to determine annually unmet transit needs in places where Federal and State funds are used for transit, sick according to Victor Kamhi, Bus Transit Director for VCTC, who hosted the meeting held at the Santa Paula Community Center on January 28, 2015. Comments […]

Camarillo: City Council sells old courthouse for $1

Camarillo: City Council sells old courthouse for $1

by Logan McFadden The Camarillo City Council met on Wednesday, December 10th. The Council unanimously approved the Purchase and Development Agreement with the Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) for reuse of the Old Courthouse building located on Ventura Blvd. VCTC will pay the City $1.00 contingent upon constructing improvements or constructing a new building on […]