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EMBARK > Accessibility & Civil Rights

EMBARK operates its programs and services in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Transit Administration guidelines for the provision of services to individuals with disabilities. EMBARK also operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, national origin or any other characteristic protected by law including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Every department, division, and employee of EMBARK is responsible for carrying out the agency's commitment to non-discrimination, including the requirements of Title VI.

EMBARK > Advertising & Sponsorships

Transit Advertising is a cost-effective way to reach prospective customers with large-as-life messages that they simply can't ignore.

EMBARK > Data & Insights

We aim to provide transparency and accountability for EMBARK's performance including Customer Surveys, Financial Reports, Ridership Data, and more.

EMBARK > At-A-Glance

Find media assets, and a general overview of EMBARK's family of services.


At EMBARK, we’re more than a bus company. We’re a close-knit transit family that plans, schedules, operates, promotes and maintains downtown parking and the public transportation system throughout the Oklahoma City metro area. Our people have passion to be world-class transportation that is accessible to all, and all want to access it.



EMBARK > Governance

EMBARK and its various partners run the day-to-day under leadership of the Administrator and is governed by the Central Oklahoma Transportation & Parking Authority (COTPA) Board of Trustees. This page is a summary of laws and policies influencing our organizational governance.

Bus > Transit Center

We call it the Transit Center because it is the heart and hub of Central Oklahoma transit and where to go to learn how to use public transportation.

Bus > Road Scholars

Let EMBARK take care of the transportation on your next field trip. With EMBARK’s Road Scholars program, field trips are exciting and educational from the start.

Oklahoma River Cruises > Cruises

Glide along the Oklahoma River and take in its surroundings by public ferry, specialty cruise, or private charter.

Oklahoma River Cruises > Public Ferry

Public Ferry cruises are scheduled throughout the day. The ferry offers service to four landing locations along the Oklahoma River. Fares can be paid as you board the boat, in advance with Token Transit, or in person at the Regatta Park Landing ticketbooth.


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Oklahoma River Cruises > Ferry Fun Cruises

Are you looking for family friendly adventures? Try one of these ferry trips. Ferry Fun Cruises are public ferry rides suitable for all ages that only require a regular fare.

Oklahoma River Cruises > Specialty Cruises

Specialty Cruises typically run June - October. These events are open to the public and offer seasonally themed activities and require booking tickets in advance. Groups of 10+ are encouraged to consider a Private Charter to experience a more tailored experience.

Oklahoma River Cruises > Private Charter

Escape the ordinary and select Oklahoma River Cruises as the venue for your next meeting or special event. Your guests will be treated to impeccable service and amazing views of Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma River Cruises > Landings

Landings are the anchored platforms where guests embark and disembark the vessels. Landings have railed pathways and are ADA accessible for mobility devices, strollers, and bikes.


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Oklahoma River Cruises > Exchange Landing

The Exchange Landing is the perfect parking refuge for those wanting to visit the downtown business and entertainment districts. Oklahoma River Cruises provides convenient direct service to Bricktown Landing where visitors can connect to the OKC Streetcar, a route serving Automobile Alley, Deep Deuce District, Midtown, and Bricktown.

Oklahoma River Cruises > Stockyards Landing

The Stockyards Landing is located in Oklahoma City's Horse Show Capitol of the World - Historic Stockyards City. This uniquely Western district offers over 70 businesses specializing in western wear, rustic furniture, farm and ranch needs, and fine dining. Easily connect to downtown. Oklahoma River Cruises provides convenient direct service to Bricktown Landing where visitors can connect to the OKC Streetcar, a route serving Automobile Alley, Deep Deuce District, Midtown, and Bricktown.

Oklahoma River Cruises > About Us

In April 2008, Oklahoma River Cruises launched ferry transit service along a seven-mile stretch of the Oklahoma River with the Devon Discovery. Shortly thereafter, the Devon Explorer and Devon Pioneer joined the fleet, offering additional ferry service, specialty cruises and private charters.



Oklahoma River Cruises > Contact Us

We promise to provide you with the highest level of customer service everyday. Contact us anytime, for any reason. We look forward to hearing from you.

Oklahoma River Cruises > Employment

Oklahoma River Cruises provides river ferry transit on a seven-mile stretch of the Oklahoma River. City Ferry anchored by Hornblower has partnered with EMBARK to operate this service.

Jul 15, 2021

EMBARK > Summer 2021 Service Changes

These service updates will become effective for OKC and Norman bus service and are intended to make service more frequent, reliable, and safe and result from operator and customer feedback.

Jul 14, 2021

EMBARK > Stockyards Landing Opened as Oklahoma River Cruises' Fifth Service Stop

The Stockyards Landing located at 800 S. Agnew Avenue offers customers easy access to explore the iconic Stockyards City and is adjacent to the City’s Equestrian Park.

Oct 12, 2020

EMBARK > EMBARK Navigates Partnership to Resume Operations for Oklahoma River Cruises

EMBARK has successfully arranged a contract amendment with long-time partner Hornblower Marine Services (HMS), to restore partial operations of Oklahoma River Cruises next month through a public private partnership.

Aug 06, 2020

EMBARK > EMBARK Awarded U.S. Department of Transportation Grant to Build New Ferry Landing for Oklahoma River Cruise

EMBARK has been awarded a grant to add a new Oklahoma River Cruise landing at the First Americans Museum.


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Jul 21, 2020

EMBARK > Summer Service Changes on the Horizon for EMBARK

EMBARK is preparing for system changes to focus on the preservation of essential transit services throughout FY 2021.

Mar 30, 2020

EMBARK > EMBARK Announces Temporary Transit Service Plan

Modified Schedule Starts April 5 to Preserve Access to Essential Services

Jul 17, 2019

EMBARK > Chill out on the Oklahoma River this Summer

New this season, Oklahoma River Cruise tickets can be purchased through the Token Transit mobile app, which means you don’t have to stand in the hot sun for one more moment to purchase tickets at the Regatta Park Landing boathouse.


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Apr 21, 2017

EMBARK > EMBARK Seeks Public Input on Fares

EMBARK is hosting a series of listening sessions and a survey to collect input from the public about integrating and simplifying payment options for their different transit and parking services, including: bus, bike share, parking, ferry and the future Oklahoma City Streetcar.

Apr 06, 2017

EMBARK > Oklahoma River Cruises Kicks Off Its 10th Season

2017 marks the 10th season of ferry service. Starting with just two landings and now serving four, Oklahoma River Cruises services have expanded and so have the destinations along the river.


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Jun 09, 2016

EMBARK > Budget Reductions to Impact EMBARK

Due to budgetary reductions resulting from a decline in municipal sales tax revenue, the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA) is proposing to eliminate a contracted transportation service known as LINK.

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