How To Reach Ocean Ride

 Hours: Mon-Fri (8:00am-4:30pm)
 Phone: (732) 736-8989
 Toll-free: (877) 929-2082
 Dial 711 for NJ Relay System
 Press 1: For a Reservationist
 Press 2: To request a Return Trip
 Press 3: For Administration
 Press 4: For Route Information
 Press 5: Billing
 Press 6: Comments & Complaints

You can email Ocean Ride at :
Use our contact form

Transportation Services
David L. Fitzgerald, Director
1959 Route 9
P.O. Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754-2191

The Department of Transportation Services county transit system, Ocean Ride, includes two major services. the Reserve-A-Ride Program and local bus routes. Reserve-A-Ride provides door-to-door, non-emergency medical transportation service to seniors (age 60 and over) and person with disabilities. This service is offered by advanced registration basis primarily to destinations within Ocean County. Pre-registration is required.
 Ocean County Transportation Information and Updates

Ocean County's FY 2020 Senior & Disabled Resident's Transportation Assistance Program Budget & Goals

September 19, 2019 Transportation Regular Meeting

The next regular Ocean County Transportation Advisory Committee for Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities Meeting will be held Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 1:30 PM at the One Stop Facility located at 1027 Hooper Avenue, Bldg. #3, 2nd Floor in Toms River. Please call 732-736-8989, ext. #5919 if you have any questions.

Attention Riders! FALL/WINTER Schedule for the OC 10 Toms River Connection

The OC 10 Toms River Connection will operate 6 (six) days a week from Sunday, September 2nd through Memorial Day 2019.

wecommute program

Ocean County employees can now take advantage of a new carpool service sponsored by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Transportation Management Association for Ocean County (TMA).

  Click here for more information and to enter your name along with your work and home addresses into the carpool partner database.

Green commuters that car/vanpool, ride transit or bike to work can now receive rewards by signing up to participate in the TMA's Green Commuter Rewards program. Register here

Congratulation Ocean Ride!
42 Years Serving Ocean County Residents 1977 - 2019

Ocean Ride has been serving the residents, seniors and persons with disabilities of Ocean County for 40 years. "Like Us" on Facebook.

Check out our new MOBILE APP! Where's My Bus?

A copy of the "Ocean Ride Rider's Guide" which describes our services is available  here.

The Ocean Ride transportation system currently includes 11 bus routes which operate throughout Ocean County ( PDF map of routes). The routes are designed to connect key residential areas with popular destinations such as local governmental facilities, healthcare, shopping, employment, social services and other transit connections. The bus routes operate on a fixed schedule, making it easy for you to plan your trip!
To get a bus schedule, you can:
Ocean Ride is a service of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Freeholder Gary Quinn is the Freeholder Liaison for the Department of Transportation Services.

Funding for the Ocean Ride System is provided by County tax dollars as well as state and federal grants. The Board of Chosen Freeholders contribute more than 49% of the total annual budget.

Contact Phone numbers for Ocean Ride Transportation

Phone: (732) 736-8989 and Press 1
Toll Free Southern Ocean County Residents : (877) 929-2082
Dial 711 for NJ Relay System
(for customers who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind & speech impaired)

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