Dana Point Trolley to Beaches, Laguna Beach, Festivals, Concerts

Dana Point Trolley by www.southocbeaches.com
Dana Point Trolley by http://www.southocbeaches.com

The City of Dana Point is running their Summer Weekend Trolley Service this weekend!

The Dana Point Trolley will operate :
June 26 2015 thru September 7 2015

Friday 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday 10:00am to 10:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 8:00pm

The trolley service is free.

All vehicles will be powered by alternative fuels, will be handicap accessible, and have bike racks.

In order to offer timely service, 4 trolleys will be used to ensure wait times are 15 minutes or less.

The trolley route will run from
Capistrano County Beach at Coast Highway/Beach Road/Palisades Drive in Capistrano Beach
to the Ritz Carlton and the Monarch St. Regis
where it will connect with the Laguna Beach trolley.

Stops near:

Major Hotels
The Lantern District
Strand Beach (Selva)
Dana Point Harbor
Doheny State Beach
Coast Highway Timeshares
Doheny Village

Map Courtesy of the City of Dana Point

Dana Point Trolley Stops

1. Ritz Carlton Drive/Resort

2. Selva Road/Strand Beach – South

3. Ruby Lantern/Del Prado

4. Violet Lantern/Del Prado

5. Dana Point Harbor Drive – Southbound

6. Doheny State Park

7. DoubleTree/Doheny Campground

8. Capo County Beach/Palisades Drive

9. Olamendi’s Restaurant/Bridge Beach Access

10. Doheny Village/Doheny Park Road

11. Park Lantern/Marriott Hotel

12. Dana Point Harbor Drive – Northbound

13. La Plaza/Violet Lantern

14. Selva Road/Strand Beach – North

15. St. Regis Hotel/Niguel Road

Look for these Trolley Signs to identify the stops along the route:


Riders will be able to access real-time trolley locations and wait times on their phones with the use of a website tracker at dptrolley.

This year limits the shuttle to weekend-only service, with hopes that this year’s success

will support a summer long, seven day a week service in 2016.

During the initial year, leased shuttles will be colorfully wrapped to look like “Woodys” to help attract customers.

In order for the City to retain OCTA grant funds to operate the trolleys, each trolley must attain at least 10 boardings per hour.

This equates to about 500 boardings per day.

Assuming a successful initial year, the trolley provider will purchase new open air trolleys for summer long service thereafter.

So we need everyone’s help to make this first year successful!

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