Oceanside, CA – In order to facilitate infrastructure improvements along the coastal rail corridor, there will be no COASTER or Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service on the weekend of March 7-8, 2020.
Oceanside, CA – Thursday, February 27, 2020 will mark 25 years of service for San Diego’s commuter train, the COASTER. In order to celebrate the 25th anniversary, the 33 million rides that have been provided over the years, and to thank our customers and employees, the North County Transit District (NCTD) is throwing a party with free rides on the COASTER on February 27th, giveaways, free cupcakes, and more!
Tomorrow night, Wednesday, February 5, traffic will shift on southbound Interstate 5 (I-5) toward the outside of the San Elijo Lagoon highway bridge in the City of Encinitas. This temporary shift is the first in a series of shifts announced last week by Caltrans and SANDAG along an eight-mile stretch of I-5 between Encinitas and Oceanside over the next few months as part of the Build NCC I-5 improvements.
We are excited to announce two upcoming vacancies for the TransNet Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee (ITOC) and are requesting your assistance in looking for qualified candidates.
Oceanside, CA – In order to facilitate infrastructure improvements along the coastal rail corridor, there will be no COASTER or Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service on the weekends of February 1-2 or 22-23, 2020.
CBRE announced the proposed redevelopment of Oceanside Transit Center, a future mixed-use project in downtown Oceanside, Calif. With the posting of this request for proposals (RFP), CBRE invites potential developers to submit bids for this rare opportunity for a mixed-use, transit-oriented development on ±10.20 acres of ocean view land off historic Highway 101 (Pacific Coast Highway).
Oceanside, CA— The North County Transit District (NCTD) is pleased to once again offer free rides on buses and trains after 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. During the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, NCTD will offer the following service schedules:
Del Mar, CA – The Project Team, consisting of the North County Transit District (NCTD), the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), consultants HNTB Corporation and Leighton Engineering, and the Mid-Coast Transit Constructors (MCTC), have been working diligently to advance repairs at railroad milepost (MP) 244.25. Working collaboratively, the Project Team has been able to expedite the January 2020 timeline for repairs to support completion during a partial absolute work window (AWW) on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15, 2019. The partial AWW maintains northbound and southbound rail operations from the Solana Beach COASTER Station to Oceanside Transit Center, and provides a bus bridge from Solana Beach COASTER Station to Santa Fe Depot Train Station.
Oceanside, CA – The North County Transit District (NCTD) invites the public, city officials, and other interested parties to attend the November 21, 2019 Special Meeting of the Board of Directors that will begin at 1:00 p.m. The Special Meeting will provide key updates regarding the status of zero-emission bus (ZEB) technologies and NCTD’s specific implementation plans, as well as presentations from NCTD’s ZEB implementation consultant STV, Inc., regarding the state of ZEB technology and NCTD’s implementation plan. Additionally, the Special Meeting will include a presentation from the Chief Executive Officer of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), Michael Hursh, regarding their Hydrogen Bus Program. An electric bus from the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and a hydrogen fuel cell bus from the SunLine Transit Agency will be on display from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the NCTD General Administration Office located at 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside.
Caltrans, in coordination with the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA), is initiating the formal environmental review phase for the South County Traffic Relief Effort (SCTRE).
Oceanside, CA – The North County Transit District’s (NCTD) COASTER Holiday Express is coming back to town and, this year, it’ll be for TWO weekends! This popular annual event is a holiday tradition for many families offering a magical 65-minute round-trip train ride from Oceanside to Solana Beach where children of all ages are invited to visit with Santa Claus and his merry friends.
The COASTER Holiday Express is coming to town and, this year, it’ll be for TWO weekends! This popular annual event is a holiday tradition for many families. So, to allow space for everyone to join, NCTD has extended this event to Saturdays and Sundays, December 7-8 and December 14-15 with trains at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. The COASTER Holiday Express departs from the Oceanside Transit Center and takes passengers on an approximately 65-minute non-stop round-trip journey down the coast and back. During the event, passengers will experience a decorated train complete with carolers and a visit from Santa Claus and his friends.
Oceanside, CA – In order to facilitate infrastructure improvements along the coastal rail corridor, there will be no COASTER or Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service in San Diego County on the weekends of October 19-20 or 26-27, 2019.
San Diego, CA – Free Ride Day on countywide public transportation is back! On Wednesday, Oct. 2, all rides will be free on San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and North County Transit District (NCTD) services, including the Trolley, COASTER, SPRINTER and fixed-route buses. The day will also include significant discounts from Lyft and Bird for first and last-mile solutions.
Oceanside, CA - The North County Transit District (NCTD) Board of Directors adopted a proclamation at its July 18, 2019 Board Meeting recognizing September 2019 as “Rail Safety Month.” In doing so, NCTD affirms its commitment to safety and saving lives through the prevention of needless tragedy on and near the tracks.
SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement today after Governor Gavin Newsom announced new leadership at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the release of the “DMV Strike Team” report.
Sacramento, CA - With the help of California Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins, the North County Transit District (NCTD) will receive $6.13 million this year to be used on Del Mar Bluff stabilization projects. The securement of this funding allocation was finalized on June 27, 2019, when Governor Gavin Newsom signed the state budget into law.
The Build NCC team has put together an E-Toolkit to help inform motorists traveling along the Build NCC construction corridor – between Manchester Avenue in the City of Encinitas and Palomar Airport Road in the City of Carlsbad – that speed limit has been reduced to 55 miles per hour.
Oceanside, CA--The North County Transit District (NCTD) operates 30 BREEZE bus routes and four FLEX deviated fixed-routes collectively serving Carlsbad, Camp Pendleton, Encinitas, Escondido, Oceanside, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista, and rural San Diego County. Average weekday ridership between October and December 2018 was over 21,000 for BREEZE and about 100 for FLEX.