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OPTOrange County Public Transportation, operating as the Orange Bus, provides a variety of public transportation services to the citizens of rural Orange County (excluding Chapel Hill/Carrboro city limits).  Transit options include public bus routes, pick-up and drop-off for the disabled and elderly, and transportation to senior centers.  The Orange Bus provides safe and efficient transportation to locations within and outside Orange County.

Passenger Rights

  • Riders are entitled to ride in a comfortable, clean, and safe vehicle which is free from food and drink items 
  • Riders are entitled to be treated courteously and respectfully by the Orange Bus driver and by other riders
  • Riders should expect the driver to drive the route that will eliminate unnecessary miles
  • Your driver must be licensed, obey all traffic laws, and drive at a speed that is comfortable to you and other passengers

Eligibility for elderly/disabled medical transportation

The Hill to Hill route is open to the public and does not require qualification.

OPT provides medical transportation for the elderly/disabled through Medicaid and Work First. Transportation pre-qualifications are made through the Orange County Department of Social Services. Please contact us for further information.

Comments and Complaints

All comments and complaints may be forwarded to Audrey Jackson at 919-245-2008 or by email.   All comments will be responded to within one week.  All feedback is kept confidential.

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