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EMBARK partners with many community organizations to provide a wide range of transportation programs to meet the diverse needs of the community. Through these programs, qualified customers maintain independence and access community services by arranging their own transportation.

Bus > PLUS Paratransit

EMBARK's Plus paratransit service is a shared-ride public transportation and to participate you must have completed the following eligibility process.

Norman > Norman PLUS Paratransit

EMBARK's Plus paratransit service is a shared-ride public transportation and to participate you must have completed the following eligibility process.

Spokies > About Us

Spokies aims to provide riders with a healthy, affordable, eco-friendly transit option in 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.


River, DOKC

Jul 25, 2023

EMBARK > EMBARK ​​Awarded $10 Million in Federal Grants for New Buses, Transit Facility Design Work

New CNG Buses Will Replace Last Remaining Diesel Fixed-route Vehicles; Facility Design and Planning Work Will Support Expansion of Central Oklahoma’s Transit System

Apr 20, 2023

EMBARK > EMBARK Marks Earth Day 2023 with Free Transit, Progress on Converting Bus Fleet to Alternative Fuel

Public invited to try transit and ride bus and streetcar free on Saturday, April 22

Aug 19, 2022

EMBARK > EMBARK Receives Federal Grant for Clean Energy and Transit Vehicles

EMBARK has been awarded nearly $6.8 million from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to purchase new buses and vans. The new additions to the fleet will be compressed natural gas (CNG) and electric vehicles (EV).

Jul 12, 2022

EMBARK > EMBARK receives Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grant

he grant will fund a complete software replacement for EMBARK’s Mobility Management Division, which provides a range of transportation services for Central Oklahoma seniors, individuals with disabilities, low-income individuals, and other transit-dependent residents.

Jun 29, 2022

EMBARK > EMBARK and City Officials Break Ground on RAPID Line

Ceremony Marks Construction Start for Bus Rapid Transit System

May 26, 2022

EMBARK > EMBARK and City Officials Unveil RAPID BRT Vehicle Design

The New RAPID Fleet Includes Nine CNG Vehicles, Construction Starts Next Month

May 06, 2022

EMBARK > EMBARK Develops Program to Expedite Family Reunification

Climb Ride Program Report Links Public Transit to Positive Child Welfare Case Outcomes

Apr 29, 2022

EMBARK > EMBARK Introduces Electric Bikes During National Bike Month

Spokies Bike Share Adds 53 Pedal-Assist Bikes.

Nov 05, 2021

EMBARK > EMBARK Reveals Branding for Upcoming Bus Rapid Transit System

The Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority Board of Trustees recently approved “RAPID” as the name for EMBARK’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system.

Oct 25, 2021

EMBARK > EMBARK Hosts Free Health Fair at the Downtown Transit Center, October 26

EMBARK is teaming up with community organizations to provide free vaccines and health services to the public.

Apr 26, 2021

EMBARK > Weekly Grocery Shopping Shuttle Aims to Aid Seniors, Those with Disabilities

The shopping shuttle provides weekly, round-trip outings and is arranged at no cost to individuals who are at least 60 years old or have a disability.

Apr 22, 2021

EMBARK > Free EMBARK Rides Offered in Observation of Earth Day on April 23

In celebration of Earth Day, EMBARK today unveiled its new Clean Natural Gas Facility along with the state’s first electric fixed-route bus and charging stations that will serve Central Oklahoma residents.

Mar 10, 2021

EMBARK > Virtual Town Halls Set for OKC’s First Bus Rapid Transit Route

The live presentation includes preliminary plans, summarizing the 30% progress report, construction schedules, and station renderings.

Dec 21, 2020

EMBARK > EMBARK Awarded Grant Funds From the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement 

Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), EMBARK will receive $666,661 to replace two EMBARK Plus paratransit buses and one fixed route transit bus with new alternative-fueled vehicles. 

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.


Grant, Award, River

Jul 01, 2020

EMBARK > EMBARK Celebrates Milestone for Safe and Accessible Bus Service

100 New ADA Accessible Bus Shelters Have Been Installed Since Last July.

Jun 11, 2020

EMBARK > Low Emission Vehicle Program Funds New Electric Bus for Oklahoma City

Low Emission Vehicle Program Funds New Electric Bus for Oklahoma City

Feb 24, 2020

EMBARK > EMBARK Partners with Regional Food Bank on Senior Transportation

The service is free, provided by EMBARK through a grant-funded partnership with Areawide Aging Agency, with funding through the federal Older Americans Act.

Jan 14, 2020

EMBARK > Public Transportation is A+ for OKC Students

Through the implementation of the Haul Pass program and improvements to the city’s transit services, we can continue to provide affordable, sustainable transit for our students and all residents of Oklahoma City.

Dec 27, 2019

EMBARK > Grant Funds EMBARK Senior Transportation Services Expansion

EMBARK will begin offering free non-emergency medical trips to qualified Canadian County residents in 2020, thanks to a grant from Areawide Aging Agency.

Jul 08, 2019

EMBARK > EMBARK Launches Pilot Senior Transit Service

EMBARK Well, a pilot program to provide free, round-trip, door-to-door service for adults age 60 and older to six approved wellness centers in the metro.

Jun 11, 2019

EMBARK > EMBARK Launches Dockless Bike Share Service

Spokies Dash, a new dockless bike system, includes 25 bicycles that may be picked up or dropped off in the downtown, Bricktown, Deep Deuce, Film Row, Uptown, Page Woodson, Paseo Arts District, and Plaza District areas.


Bike, Cycling

Feb 26, 2019

EMBARK > EMBARK Everyday - Seven Day Bus Service Launches

On January 27, residents began moving around the city on a Sunday by bus. EMBARK and Oklahoma City officials celebrated the launch of the long-awaited seven-day service on the first day of Sunday service at Oklahoma City’s Downtown Transit Center.

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.


River, Ferry

Dec 14, 2016

EMBARK > EMBARK Awarded Millions in Competitive Federal Grant

EMBARK will use the funds to purchase six new buses to replace aging buses in the fleet. The buses will be similar to the six 40-foot CNG buses that rolled out on the street this fall.

Aug 17, 2016

EMBARK > 2016 Outstanding Transit System of the Year

With numerous improvements over the past several years, EMBARK was just named the “North America’s Outstanding Public Transportation System” by the American Public Transportation Association for systems providing less than 4 million annual passenger trips.



EMBARK > 2023 RAPID Bus Rapid Transit

The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project will be Central Oklahoma’s first BRT line and will provide a premium transit service to Northwest OKC residents through more frequent service with enhanced vehicles, stations and passenger amenities.

EMBARK > 2025 First American Museum Landing

EMBARK has been awarded a grant to add a new Oklahoma River Cruise landing at the First Americans Museum, a world-class attraction and facility celebrating the culture and history of the 39 tribal nations in Oklahoma.

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