Staying Healthy

The COVID-19 global pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on transit in Central Oklahoma. This page tracks EMBARK's response and any related service changes since March 11, 2020. The latest information will be listed first.

EMBARK Schedule of Free Fare Days

In an effort to promote use of public transportation over cars to explore Oklahoma City shopping, entertainment venues and events, and to get out and vote fixed-route bus, zone 1 and zone 1a ADA Paratransit, and streetcar service be free on specified days during FY2021 – July 1 to June 30, 2022.

Free Transportation Available for Seniors with Vaccination Appointments

Oklahoma County residents age 60 and older who qualify for a vaccination appointment are now able to schedule a free trip to and from their vaccination site with EMBARK. Customers must fit into a COVID-19 vaccination eligibility category as well as EMBARK’s Mobility Management qualifications to schedule a free, non-emergency trip.

EMBARK Updates Bus Service for Winter Weather Preparation

With two winter storms approaching Central Oklahoma, EMBARK will implement winter weather service plans in Oklahoma City and Norman, keeping the safety of its employees and customers their top priority. EMBARK’s winter weather service plan allows the agency to scale service based on travel conditions, weather severity, and the availability of staff and equipment.

EMBARK Deepens Leadership Bench

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

EMBARK Awarded Grant Funds From the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement 

On-Road Program Provided Funds for Three New Buses for Oklahoma City 

EMBARK Launches Mobile On-Street Parking App

December 21, 2020

App offers a new way to find and pay for downtown on-street parking

EMBARK officials announced a more convenient way to find and pay for on-street parking is now available for downtown OKC visitors. 

Earlier this year, the City of Oklahoma City and EMBARK

EMBARK Updates COVID-19 Service Rules

August 18, 2020

Since March, EMBARK has implemented several measures to encourage safety and help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in its service area. We all must work together to limit the spread of COVID-19. EMBARK continues to uphold the safety of our passengers and employees as one of our highest values. That is why EMBARK continues to adjust…

All the EMBARK Buses and OKC Streetcar for Half the Price

August 12, 2020

EMBARK Bus and OKC Streetcar passes for half price during last week of August

As the world gets back to business, EMBARK is proud to keep driving Oklahoma City forward with EMBARK Bus and OKC Streetcar services.…

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

August 6, 2020

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

Rollin’ on the River! EMBARK has been awarded a grant to add a new Oklahoma River Cruise landing at the First Americans Museum. This new landing will increase transit connectivity, accessibility, and traffic to the highly anticipated…

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