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All coastal rail line service will be suspended January 28-29. To facilitate regular maintenance and infrastructure improvements along the coastal rail corridor, all coastal rail line service will be suspended […]


About Us

About Us About Us

We are the North County Transit District!

Since our inception in 1975, NCTD has been helping people get where they need to be. By providing public transportation for North San Diego County, we are able to serve more than 10 million passengers every year.

Our transit services include:

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Our Mission

To deliver safe, convenient, reliable, and user-friendly public transportation services.

Our Vision

To build an integrated transit system that enables
our customers to travel easily and efficiently throughout our
growing region.

We will achieve this by:

  • Placing service to our customers first
  • Ensuring the safety and security of our employees and customers
  • Delivering high-quality transit services
  • Developing and maintaining facilities that sustain and promote current and future transportation services
  • Securing adequate revenue, protecting our assets, and getting the maximum return on the public investment
  • Working in partnership with our communities and other stakeholders
  • Encouraging innovation, creativity, and leadership

Community Outreach

Outreach Opportunities

NCTD’s community outreach efforts focus on increasing awareness about public transit projects, options, and benefits. We work with a variety of audiences including schools, employers, businesses, and service organizations. At these events we also receive your feedback about our services and bring it back to the planning team for evaluation.

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If you are interested in any of these initiatives for your organization or company:

Educational Visits

Our outreach team is present at street fairs, fundraisers, festivals, business expos, employee resource fairs, and college special events, among other community events. At such events, the public learns about NCTD’s services and resources and has the opportunity to ask questions about trip planning, schedules, benefits of switching to transit, and special fares and discounts for select riders.