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.
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.
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.
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.
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 our response as new information and guidance are made…
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 museum and surrounding area.