Connect with Us
Mar. 8, 2023
Gene Hernandez, Chair of OCTA’s Board of Directors for 2023, shared the 2023 Board Strategic Initiatives and his vision for OCTA.
Dec. 8, 2022
WTS-OC hosted a virtual panel discussion discussing insights on public and private sector careers in transportation.
Sept. 21, 2022
WTS-OC hosted an informative panel update from Metro’s Highway Program
July 27, 2022
WTS-OC held an event for alumni of the scholarship program to catch-up and discuss various educational and professional development opportunities.
June 10, 2022
WTS-OC hosted a ceremony to celebrate the 2021-22 Mentoring Program participants.
March 28, 2022
WTS-OC hosted a reception featuring TCA Board Chairs Peggy Huang and Will O'Neill, who shared their vision for the Agencies in 2022.
Dec. 2, 2021
WTS Orange County united together again this year to fundraise a record-breaking $75,000 for our student scholarships program.
Sept. 8, 2021
A panel of leaders from Metro's Highway Program team provided updates on how potential policy changes may impact Metro's project delivery efforts.
June 23, 2021
Chief Sustainability and Revenue Management Officer Samantha Bricker shared updates about the Los Angeles World Airports.
March 17, 2021
The Chairs of the TCA boards shared insights about serving in leadership roles and their visions for the future of transportation in O.C.
Dec. 17, 2020
WTS-OC honored its 2020 Scholarship and Industry Award Winners and looked back to celebrate all that we've accomplished this tumultuous year.
Dec. 5, 2019
Thanks to everyone who made our 31st annual gala a success!
Oct. 15, 2019
John Chun and Sean Gamette from the engineering department at Port of Long Beach shared the port's new strategic plan and goals.
Aug. 29, 2019
In this members-only event, a panel of female city managers and public works directors spoke about the challenges working in a male-dominated industry.
July 17, 2019
Stephanie Wiggins shared her vision as CEO of Metrolink, which includes a customer focus, embracing safety and modernizing business practices.
June 7, 2019
The 2018-19 Mentoring Program participants came together to celebrate and share their experiences with the program.
April 17, 2019
OCTA CEO Darrell Johnson presented OCTA's proposed 2019-20 budget and provided updates on state and federal transportation funding.
Feb. 11, 2019
WTS-OC recognized newly-appointed OCTA Chairman Tim Shaw at its February reception. Shaw discussed OCTA's 2019 Board Initiatives at the event.
Dec. 6, 2018
Our Diamond Celebration 30th annual awards and scholarships gala was a hit!
Sept. 19, 2018
Anne Mayer, Executive Director of RCTC, presented an overview of RCTC's 2018 and 2019 initiatives and programs.
July 18, 2018
WTS-OC and Caltrans District 12 presented a joint program.
June 5, 2018
WTS-OC hosted a corporate partners-only cocktail reception featuring women leaders in transportation.
March 14, 2018
During our March luncheon, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority presented a panel on their highway program updates.
Jan 17, 2018
Our January luncheon started the year with a panel discussion on the SB1 transportation funding bill.
Feb. 25, 2023
The 8th Annual Girls’ Engineering Day was hosted by WTS-OC, in partnership with Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) at Dale Junior High School.
Oct. 26, 2022
WTS-OC hosted a panel update by leaders of Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles to discuss the ports' various improvement initiatives.
WTS-OC hosted an informative presentation by public works leaders from three of Orange County's largest cities.
July 22, 2022
WTS-OC hosted its first-ever forum for moms and those considering being moms on navigating motherhood while working in the transportation industry.
May 25, 2022
OCTA CEO Darrell E. Johnson provided an overview of the agency's proposed FY 2022-23 budget and Measure M program.
Feb. 26, 2022
After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, WTS-OC partnered again with Anaheim Union High School District to host Girls' Engineering Day.
Nov. 10, 2021
Sean Gamette, P.E., Managing Director of Engineering Services for the Port of Long Beach updated attendees on the Port's Capital Program.
Aug. 18, 2021
Public works leaders from the cities of Anaheim, Irvine and Yorba Linda shared how the plan to continue advancing their capital improvement programs.
May 19, 2021
OCTA CEO Darrell E. Johnson and Deputy CEO Jennifer L. Bergener provided updates on the Next 10 Delivery Plan, sustainability initiatives and DEI efforts.
Feb. 17, 2021
OCTA Chairman Andrew Do shared the agency's 2021 Board and CEO Initiatives that will help guide OCTA throughout the year.
Feb. 22, 2020
More than 140 girls attended the annual Girls Engineering Day to learn more about the various aspects of the transportation industry.
Nov. 18, 2019
Caltrans District 7 Director John Bulinski discussed the future outlook of transportation in Southern California.
Oct. 3, 2019
WTS-OC partnered with USC-METRANS to host a bridge building activity as part of its Gen Z STEM event.
Aug. 22, 2019
Dr. Raymond Wolfe, Executive Director of SBCTA provided an outlook for the agency's 2019 and 2020 initiatives and programs.
July 12, 2019
Twenty-six enthusiastic mentees attended an orientation to kick-off the 2019-20 Mentoring Program.
June 4, 2019
At this members-only event, participants learned how generational mindsets differ in the workplace to better lead, manage and support each other.
March 20, 2019
SANDAG Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata discussed the association's new visionary plan for transportation in San Diego County.
Jan. 16, 2019
Three panelists explored the path forward for SB 1 and provided updates about their agencies' upcoming funding, policy and programs.
Oct. 17, 2018
Sean Gamette, Managing Director at the Port of Long Beach, addressed the port's capital program and planned improvements.
Over the first two weeks in August, 21 students representing 10 universities received an inside look at the transportation industry.
July 13, 2018
The Mentoring Program held an orientation event to provide mentees with an opportunity to meet one another.
May 8, 2018
SBCTA Executive Direcotor Ray Wolfe presented about innovation within agencies.
Feb. 24, 2018
More than 125 girls attended the fourth annual Girls Engineering Day in Orange County to practice thinking like an engineer.
Dec. 7, 2017
The 2017 gala was a record-breaking night, with more than 340 guests in attendance and over $7,000 received from the silent auction and raffle.
Feb. 15, 2023
WTS-OC hosted Adnan Maiah, PhD, PE, PMP, Deputy District Director for Caltrans District 12, to share an update on
District 12's Capital Program.
Oct. 25, 2022
The Mentoring Committee held a Halloween-themed Mentor/Mentee Mingle.
July 28, 2022
WTS-OC hosted an evening cruise through Newport Harbor to unwind with industry leaders and colleagues, and recognize Corporate Partners.
June 22, 2022
Nardy Khan, Deputy Director of Infrastructure Programs at OC Public Works, provided updates on the agency's Capital Improvement Program.
April 20, 2022
WTS-OC hosted an event featuring leaders from the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority.
Feb. 23, 2022
WTS-OC hosted a virtual reception to welcome Mark A. Murphy, Chair of OCTA's Board of Directors for 2022.
Oct. 20, 2021
WTS-OC's Virtual Fundraiser was a huge success! We were able to achieve our goal of being able to award $75,000 for student scholarshipsthis year.
July 21, 2021
WTS-OC hosted a fun and informative reunion with several of its scholarship alumni.
April 21, 2021
Ray Wolfe, Otis Greer and Tim Watkins from SBCTA shared how the authority advanced several key initiatives during the pandemic.
Feb. 1, 2021
Newly-appointed California Transportation Commissioner Michele Martinez was WTS-OC's special guest during the first virtual luncheon of 2021.
Jan. 21, 2020
WTS-OC hosted a panel of prominent female leaders in the construction industry at the Construction Institute Summit.
Oct. 24, 2019
The Mentoring Program hosted a workshop for mentees with Mark Schaff from OCTA's Learning and Development.
Sept. 18, 2019
A panel comprised of LA Metro's Highway Program Team provided updates on their Measure R and Measure M highway projects.
July 30, 2019
Mentee and mentor pairs met each other during the Mentoring Program's kick-off event, and identified goals they want to achieve throughout the year.
June 18, 2019
WTS-OC hosted a corporate partners-only cocktail reception with special guests from Caltrans, Metrolink, OCTA and TCA.
May 15, 2019
OC Public Works Director Shane Silsby provided an overview of his department's seven-year Capital Improvement Program.
Feb. 23, 2019
More than 100 girls attended the fifth annual Girls Engineering Day to learn more about the transportation industry.
Dec. 14, 2018
The Mentoring Program hosted a holiday event to give the program's mentees and mentors an opportunity to connect with each other before the new year.
Oct. 12, 2018
WTS-OC introduced elementary school students to transportation through an art project.
July 27, 2018
The Mentoring Program kicked off with 31 mentor/mentee pairs, consisting of 26 professional pairings and five student pairings.
June 12, 2018
Hasan Ikhrata, SCAG Executive Director, spoke on the future of the transportation industry.
April 16, 2018
Darrell Johnson, Orange County Transportation Authority CEO, presented on OCTA's Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget.
Feb 12, 2018
WTS-OC honored OCTA Chairwoman Lisa A. Bartlett during our February Luncheon.