81 Connection to Continue Complimentary Fares Through 2017

November 16, 2017 Salina, Kansas – The new fixed route bus service from Belleville to Salina, 81 Connection, will continue complimentary fares for all riders through the end of December 2017. “With the upcoming holiday season, we wanted to make it easier on people to get around north central Kansas,” said Michelle Griffin, Mobility Manager…

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OCCK Transportation Plans Ribbon Cutting for 81 Connection

For Immediate Release September 7, 2017 Salina, Kansas – OCCK Transportation has scheduled a ribbon cutting for 81 Connection on Friday, September 15th at 11:00 a.m. at 340 N. Santa Fe, Salina. 81 Connection is the new regional fixed route bus service that runs from Belleville to Salina, three times daily, Monday through Friday.  The…

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81 Connection to Start September 5th with Complimentary Fares for 90 Days

For Immediate Release August 28, 2017 Salina, Kansas – The new fixed route bus service from Belleville to Salina, 81 Connection, will start running on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. For the first 90 days of operation, complimentary fares will be offered for all riders. The 81 Connection bus service will have three bi-directional trips each…

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Your Input is Requested!

The Kansas Department of Transportation is completing plans across the state for coordinating transit service for seniors, persons with disabilities, and low-income persons. The goal of the plans is to identify opportunities for individual transportation agencies/providers to team with each other or with public transit providers in their service area to expand travel options for…

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New Regional Fixed Route Bus Service In The Works for North Central Kansas

Salina, Kansas – A new regional fixed route bus service will be in operation in early September 2017 for north central Kansas. The Kansas Rides 81 Connection will serve Highway 81 locations from Belleville to Salina with a tentative start date of September 5, 2017. The 81 Connection bus service will have three bi-directional trips…

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Youth Summer Bus Pass Program to Start

May 30, 2017 Salina, Kansas –Salina CityGo is offering a brand new program for Salina area youth ages 7-18. Youth will be able to purchase a “Get On & Go” Summer Youth Bus Pass for $10.  The pass will be good for unlimited rides on Salina CityGo from June 1 to August 31. Youth must…

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National Transportation Week

Salina, Kansas – OCCK, Inc. Transportation, including Salina CityGo, will be celebrating National Transportation Week May 15 to 19, 2017. On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, OCCK Transportation will be hosting an open house and cook out in honor of National Transportation Week.  The event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 340…

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Wallerius Receives Prestigious Willie M. Murry Award

In August, 2014, Patrick Wallerius received the Willie M. Murry Award at the Kansas Public Transit Associations’s yearly EXPO for his visionary ways which led to our outstanding fixed route system.  His dedication and innovation has been a big part of the success of OCCK’s partnership with KDOT and the City of Salina for the…

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CityGo® Receives $60,000 Grant to Fund New Fixed Route in North Salina; New Green Route to launch in January

SALINA, KS –  OCCK’s CityGo bus service will debut a fifth route next month in North Salina, giving residents there better, faster access to doctors, stores, and more. The Green route will debut February 2nd in North Salina, adding 22 new stops, 5.4 miles of bi-directional service, and providing a faster connection to key places,…

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CityGo® Welcomed its 100,000th rider

SALINA, KS – CityGo marked another milestone! Salina’s fixed route bus service welcomed its 100,000th rider late Monday, Oct. 26. Salinan Darlene Bryant, 58, boarded CityGo’s yellow route bus about 7:45 p.m. from a stop near Santa Fe. Darlene, a stacker at Tony’s Pizza Plant, was heading to work. The driver of the bus was…

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