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OKC Streetcar > How to Park

OKC Streetcar > Troubleshooting

OKC Streetcar > How to Ride

OKC Streetcar > Operations

OKC Streetcar > 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.

OKC Streetcar > Procurement Opportunities

Complying with the requirements of local, state and federal laws and guidelines, EMBARK is dedicated to ensuring full and open competition and equitable treatment of all potential sources of the procurement process (planning, solicitation, award, administration and documentation of contracts).

OKC Streetcar > Data & Insights

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

OKC Streetcar > At-A-Glance

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

OKC Streetcar > About EMBARK

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.



OKC Streetcar > 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 > Rules for Riding

Simply put, be a kind rider.

Bus > Winter Weather Detours

Conditions can change quickly. If there is a significant accumulation of snow, ice or freezing rain, some bus routes will be put on detour and others may be canceled. It is possible that buses won't be able to serve parts of a route, if they become too dangerous to drive on. Before you leave, get the latest updates on delays and cancelations.

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.

Bus > About Us

Public transportation is our business. Rider satisfaction is our mission. We aim to provide you with our best customer experience everyday — at every stop and on every bus you ride with us.



Bus > 2024 WCWS Event Express Bus Route

For the third year, EMBARK has stepped up to the plate with easy, safe, and convenient parking and 30-minute express bus service for the NCAA Women’s College World Series.

Bus > 2024 USRowing Rowfest Express Bus Route

EMBARK provides easy, safe, and convenient parking and 20-minute express bus service straight to USRowing Rowfest.

OKC Streetcar > Ride Guide

Step-by-step instructions for riding the OKC Streetcar

OKC Streetcar > Park Here, Ride Free

Simply, park in one of our garages and your parking receipt is your ticket for two to ride the RAPID and the OKC Streetcar for FREE all day!

RAPID > Fares & Passes

Taking transit is easy, convenient, and affordable.

Norman > Rules for Riding

Simply put, be a kind rider.

Downtown Parking > Find Parking

Whether you are just visiting for an hour, wanting to open a new business or you work downtown and need monthly parking, we have a solution for you!

Downtown Parking > Off-Street Parking

Concerts, Thunder games, and other events bring all kinds of energy and excitement to downtown Oklahoma City. They also bring tons of people looking for a place to park. Don't waste time looking for that perfect spot – discover your parking spot here.


Parking, Garage

Downtown Parking > Arts Garage

Located at 431 W. Main with 801 total parking spaces | 17 ADA parking spaces | Entrance clearance of 8'2" | Nearest OKC Streetcar platform: Library

Downtown Parking > Century Center Garage

Located at 100 W. Main with 779 total parking spaces | 19 ADA parking spaces | Entrance clearance of 6'8" | Nearest OKC Streetcar platform: Century Center

Downtown Parking > Convention Center Garage

Located at 15 Mick Cornett Dr. with 1,106 total parking spaces | 24 ADA parking spaces | Entrance clearance of 8'2" | Nearest OKC Streetcar platform: Scissortail Park

Downtown Parking > Sheridan / Walker Garage

Located at 501 W. Sheridan with 1,051 total parking spaces | 28 ADA parking spaces | Entrance clearance of 6'9" | Nearest OKC Streetcar platform: Myriad Gardens

Downtown Parking > On-Street Parking

EMBARK uses pay-by-plate parking to offer customers ease and efficiency when parking downtown. This system allows the driver to pay at the on-street electronic meter without having to return to their vehicle.

Downtown Parking > Meter Hooding

Meter hooding is a privilege extended to allow providers of commercial services and extended events to park vehicles necessary to the performance of the service, on an intermittent and temporary basis, near to the work site where off-street parking is not available or inadequate. Vehicles parked at meter hoods are permitted only as required to perform a service. Meter hooding shall not be used for general employee or convenience parking.

Downtown Parking > Parking Guide

Before you park, have you considered rates, safety or accessibility? Brush up on your parking preparedness with our safety guidelines and tips, learn about additional services or browse our frequently asked questions here.


Parking, Guide

Downtown Parking > Parking Safety

The Professional Parking Association recommends the following common safety tips for parking:


Safety, Parking

Downtown Parking > Value Added Services

Your safety and convenience is our top priority. Towing, jump starts, and an escort is available to you.

Downtown Parking > About Us

EMBARK Parking manages five parking garages, five surface lots, and on-street metered parking.

Downtown Parking > Contact Us

EMBARK Parking Facilities are operated by PCI Municipal Services. Their personal attention and flexibility to our industry is complimentary to EMBARK's vision to be world class transportation.

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

Oklahoma River Cruises > Bricktown Landing

Located on the Oklahoma River in downtown Oklahoma City, the lush Bricktown Landing is just north of the Boathouse District and Regatta Park. Bricktown Landing is a short trip from hotels, restaurants and entertainment; and is located at the SW corner of the Bass Pro parking lot (to the left, below the Centennial Land Run Monument) at 334 Centennial Drive.

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 > Meridian Landing

Situated in Oklahoma City’s bustling Meridian Corridor, Meridian Landing is conveniently located near hotels and many popular attractions including the Will Rogers World Airport, Oklahoma State Fair Park, amusement parks, shopping and an abundance of dining and nightlife options. The Meridian Landing is the perfect parking refuge for those wanting to visit the downtown business and entertainment districts.

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.



Apr 19, 2024

OKC Streetcar > Ride Transit to the Paycom Center

Ride RAPID bus service for free on Thunder home playoff gamedays.

Dec 05, 2023

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK plans community celebration to launch RAPID NW service

The public is invited to event filled with holiday-themed entertainment and goodies at park-and-ride location on December 9

Nov 03, 2023

OKC Streetcar > Meet RAPID - the future of OKC transit.

Welcoming passengers on board on December 3, 2023! To welcome you, fare is free for all from December 3 - Jan 1, 2024.


Free Fare, Free

Sep 13, 2023

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK offers Oklahoma State Fair express bus route

EMBARK will offer a special transportation service on weekends during the 2023 Oklahoma State Fair to connect downtown Oklahoma City with the state fairgrounds.


Events, Charter

Jul 25, 2023

OKC Streetcar > 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

Jun 29, 2023

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Honored with Numerous Transit Industry Awards at Recent Convention

Awards recognize human trafficking intervention, agency marketing campaign, bus operations, and more


Award, Employee

Jun 06, 2023

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Offering Express Bus Service During Women’s College World Series in June

Transit Service Offers Non-Stop Travel from Downtown to USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex Every 30 Minutes

May 25, 2023

OKC Streetcar > Upgraded Spokies Pedal-Only Bicycles Hit the Streets for Bike Month

As National Bike Month is being celebrated in May, EMBARK has returned 60 pedal-only bicycles in its Spokies Bike Share program back into service.

May 05, 2023

OKC Streetcar > COTPA Board Approves OKC Moves Service Changes for EMBARK

New bus schedules to be implemented along with RAPID NW service this fall

Apr 20, 2023

OKC Streetcar > 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

Mar 03, 2023

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Proposes Plan to Implement OKC Moves Bus Service Changes

EMBARK is seeking input from the public on the proposed OKC Moves service changes, which include modifications to Oklahoma City bus routes planned to go into effect this fall if approved by the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA) Board.

Sep 13, 2022

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Offers Weekend Bus Service to Oklahoma State Fair

Fairgoers who live or are staying in downtown can easily park and ride from the Oklahoma City Convention Center or connect with the weekend fair service via bus or streetcar at EMBARK’s downtown Transit Center.

Aug 19, 2022

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Earns Prestigious Award for OKC Convention Center Parking Garage

Engineering News-Record (ENR) has named EMBARK’s Convention Center Parking Garage as the recipient of a 2022 Best Projects Award of Merit in the Government/Public Building category for the publication’s Texas and Louisiana Region.

Jul 20, 2022

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Releases 2021 Customer Satisfaction Findings

EMBARK officials recently released findings from the 2021 Transit Rider Survey for its fixed-route bus and OKC Streetcar services.

May 26, 2022

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK and City Officials Unveil RAPID BRT Vehicle Design

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

Mar 03, 2022

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Adds New Features to Parking App

Downtown garages now accept payment through their mobile parking app – Flowbird.

Jan 24, 2022

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Convention Center Parking Garage Wins 2021 American Institute of Architects High Design Award

EMBARK's Convention Center Parking Garage was recently awarded an American Institute of Architects (AIA) High Design Award at the 2021 AIA Oklahoma Design Awards

Nov 05, 2021

OKC Streetcar > 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.

Jul 14, 2021

OKC Streetcar > 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.

Apr 22, 2021

OKC Streetcar > 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.

Jan 13, 2021

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Deepens Leadership Bench

EMBARK, Central Oklahoma’s leading transportation provider, recently named Suzanne Wickenkamp Assistant Director of Administration and Jesse Rush Assistant Director of Operations.



Dec 21, 2020

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Launches Mobile On-Street Parking App

Earlier this year, the City of Oklahoma City and EMBARK announced the selection of Flowbird to provide a smart parking solution offering a fast, easy, and secure option to pay for on-street parking via a mobile device.

Oct 12, 2020

OKC Streetcar > 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 25, 2020

OKC Streetcar > Mass Transit Magazine 40 under 40 Recognizes EMBARK Employee

Jesse Rush wins award, as he has worked to establish and advance OKC Streetcar operations since 2014.

May 04, 2020

OKC Streetcar > Art Concept Approved for New Downtown Garage

The installation, designed by glass artist Martin Donlin, will wrap three walls of the parking garage currently under construction in the new Park Union District at 15 SW 4th street in downtown Oklahoma City, near the Omni Convention Center Hotel, MAPS3 Convention Center, Scissortail Park, and Chesapeake Arena.

Mar 30, 2020

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Announces Temporary Transit Service Plan

Modified Schedule Starts April 5 to Preserve Access to Essential Services

Jan 07, 2020

OKC Streetcar > Oklahoma City to Launch Smartphone App for On-Street Parking

The app, which will now begin development and does not yet have a name, will let users pay for the City’s metered on-street parking spaces in the downtown area on the spot with their phone.


App, Parking, Fare

Oct 14, 2019

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Breaks Ground on New Parking Garage in the Emerging Park Union District

EMBARK officials recently celebrated construction beginning on its new downtown Oklahoma City parking garage at a ceremonial groundbreaking.

Sep 03, 2019

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Seeks Feedback on Downtown Oklahoma City Parking Needs

EMBARK wants feedback on the future parking needs for the city’s urban core, including the City Center, Automobile Alley, Arts District, Deep Deuce, Bricktown, and Midtown districts.

Aug 30, 2019

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Adjusts Grocery Shuttle Service in Northeast Oklahoma City

EMBARK and other partners are adjusting the free grocery shuttle service in northeast Oklahoma City as part of ongoing efforts to meet needs in the short- and long-term fight against the food desert crisis.

Aug 02, 2019

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Awards Contract for New Public Parking Garage

EMBARK awards the construction bid for a new public parking garage to Manhattan Construction Company.

Aug 10, 2018

OKC Streetcar > COTPA Approves Sale of Santa Fe Parking Garage

The Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority board of trustees at their meeting Thursday approved the sale of the Santa Fe Parking Garage to Continental Resources, Inc and BancFirst Corporation for $22.5M.


Parking, Board

Oct 27, 2017

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK OKC and NewView Oklahoma Recognize White Cane Safety Day

NewView Oklahoma employees and clients will be riding the bus throughout the day to highlight the significance of the white cane as a tool of independence and mobility for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Aug 17, 2017

OKC Streetcar > Downtown Discovery Adds Fare

Downtown Discovery has operated since 2011 at no cost to customers. Incorporating a small fare now helps offset the cost to operate the service.


DOKC, Fare

Jul 17, 2017

OKC Streetcar > Allow Extra Time for Parking Downtown This Weekend

EMBARK owns five downtown public parking garages with approximately 5,200 spaces. Event parking is $10 and is collected as you enter the parking facility.

Apr 21, 2017

OKC Streetcar > 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

OKC Streetcar > 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

OKC Streetcar > 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 19, 2016

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Launches New Spokies Bikes & Stations

EMBARK launched major upgrades to the Spokies bike share system, by adding 50 new Trek bikes to the fleet and joining the national BCycle network.

Jun 09, 2016

OKC Streetcar > 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.

Jul 15, 2015

OKC Streetcar > EMBARK Facilities Go Tobacco Free

Tobacco will be prohibited at all of EMBARK’s transit stops, shelters, parking facilities, ferry landings, transit facilities and vehicles.

Jun 19, 2015

OKC Streetcar > Transit System Revs Up Improvements

The City of Oklahoma City 2015-16 fiscal year budget was approved Tuesday by the City Council and includes $29.5 million for public transit, including an additional $250,000 for system improvements.

Apr 14, 2014

OKC Streetcar > METRO Transit to Change Name to EMBARK

Oklahoma City’s public transportation system is embarking on a new journey. The bus system, which has been in existence since 1966, will be launching major system improvements Monday, April 28 and will formally transition to a new name.

Jun 22, 2012

OKC Streetcar > New Parking Meters Will Change the Way You Pay

With the addition of more than 600 on-street parking spots resulting from downtown street renovations, the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority and Project 180 decided to retire the old coin meter for a more advanced “pay station” in the newly streetscaped area.

Dec 06, 2011

OKC Streetcar > City Council to Hold Parking Workshop

Topics include Oklahoma City's public parking history, the role of publicly-owned parking, characteristics and best practices of successful parking operations and public parking policies.

OKC Streetcar > 2020 Downtown Parking Management Study

This study provides analysis and information to help Downtown embrace new parking management practices and define how parking management can continue to evolve to serve the community.

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