Orange County Public Transportation

Rider Alert - Due to COVID-19 there will be no round trip rides on the OCPT fixed routes
15-501 Corridor Study Photo

Now's your chance to give feedback on the proposed highway, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian improvements in the US 15-501 corridor between Durham and Chapel Hill. The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) is seeking public feedback through October 15 on the US 15-501 Corridor Study, which integrates land use, public plans, and a transportation vision for the corridor. You can provide comments via email or speak directly to the DCHC MPO Board at the October 14 public hearing.

Get a Copy of the Study |  Leave a Comment  | Speak at the Public Hearing

What to do while riding public transit:

Wear a mask or face covering info-graphic
Purple and Yellow Bright and Bold Coronavirus Social Media Post
Ask Operator for Mask Photo


Effective July 6th, Orange County Public Transportation (OCPT) will resume collecting fare for all services. Fixed Route services will resume their regular schedule. 

Per the June 10th Orange County Board of County Commissioners Emergency Order: All occupants of public transportation will be required to wear a face covering. We ask that when possible to limit your time spent on public transit and when necessary, please remember to do the following:

  1. Service Reminders
  2. Service Updates


How to book a trip through Orange County Public Transportation 
  • Non-Medicaid Trips: Call Reservation Line 919-245-2004
  • Medicaid Trips: Call Orange County Department of Social Service Voicemail 919-245-2774

Orange County Public Transportation is a transit organization committed to promoting a healthful quality of life for all residents of Orange County, NC. Orange County Public Transportation strives to provide a comprehensive continuum of locally-accessible, community-based transportation services. 

TDD/ TTY:  (919)644-3045


*All Passengers MUST pay fare at the time of ride*

Demand Response Services:

Medicaid Transportation Service (Non-Emergency Medical Transportation-NEMT)

Complimentary Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transportation

Services Provided by Rural Operating Assistance Program (ROAP) Funding:

  • Elderly and Disabled Medical Transportation ( EDTAP)
  • Rural General Public ( RGP)
  • EMPL (Department of Social Service: Work First)

 Fixed Routes:

Community Involvement:

Volunteer Advisory Board and Commissions

Orange Unified Transportation Board