Orange County Public Transportation



Friday, July 3, 2020

Orange County Public Transportation administrative and dispatch offices will be closed.

Hillsborough Circulator – No Service

Orange-Chapel Hill Midday Shuttle – No Service

Orange-Alamance Midday Shuttle – No Service

OCPT will operate limited service serving the in-county dialysis route only (Carolina Dialysis), on Friday, July 3rd.

Full service will resume Monday, July 6th.

In order to provide two working day notice for scheduling,trip requests for Monday, July 6th must be received by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 2nd.


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

In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), OCPT will be operating on a modified schedule. OCPT will take reservations for all appointments, fixed-route service will be as follows:

Hillsborough Circulator: 8 am - 5 pm

Orange - Chapel Hill Connector: 9:45 am - 3:50 pm

Orange-Alamance Connector: No Service

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. The face-covering requirement will go into effect at 5 p.m. Friday, June 12.

We ask that when possible to limit your time spent on public transit and when necessary please remember to do the following:

Wear a Mask or Face Covering*

Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing.

Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer when available

*(Masks are available upon request and subject to availability. Pease speak with your operator if you would like a mask .) 

  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