Take The Ride

Whether you’re commuting to work, headed to the beach, or just visiting beautiful Okaloosa County, let Emerald Coast (EC) Rider get you where you’re going! EC Rider offers affordable fares, reliable service, and a safe way to travel to your destination.


Track the busses in real time with the Maruti Fleet - Doublemap App!!.


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Use our simple trip planner to map your ride! Just enter your starting and ending locations and we’ll do the rest.

View the Routes

EC Rider’s Dial-A-Ride service is available to Okaloosa County residents unable to access our fixed route services. Click here to learn more, or call (850) 833-9168 to schedule your ride today.

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“The closure of County offices does not automatically cancel public transportation service.  Those who utilize the services of the County’s public transportation system, EC Rider, are advised to call at EC Rider (850) 833-9168 to verify whether service will be available. “   […]

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Okaloosa County Public Transit Reveals New System Name

Okaloosa County Public Transit Reveals New System Name [Fort Walton Beach, Fla.] – Okaloosa County public transit representatives officially announce the local public transportation system name as Emerald Coast Rider (EC Rider). Formerly Okaloosa County Transit (OCT), the name change and rebrand will be pioneered by the new operator, Maruti Fleet & Management, who was […]

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EC Rider 10 Year Development Plan

EC Rider 10 Year Development Plan See our 10-year transit development plan here!   Download TenYearDevelopmentPlan.pdf (Adobe PDF)   […]

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