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Legislative and Public Affairs

This department develops advocacy and communication programs for the SBCTA.

Legislative and Public Affairs Contacts

Otis Greer
Director of Legislative and Public Affairs
  (909) 884-8276 
  (909) 885-4407

Louis Vidaure
Management Analyst, Legislative Affairs
  (909) 884-8276 
  (909) 885-4407

Julie Perales
Administrative Assistant
  (909) 884-8276 
  (909) 885-4407


Tim Watkins
Chief of Legislative and Public Affairs
  (909) 884-8276 
  (909) 885-4407

Nydia Gonzalez
Management Analyst, Public Affairs
  (909) 884-8276 
  (909) 885-4407

  • Legislative Affairs Platforms & Positions

    The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) develops its advocacy priorities in concert with its 24 cities in San Bernardino County and the five County Board of Supervisors to improve the transportation network system on behalf of the approximately two million residents in the region.

    The adopted legislative programs support and assist our organization with delivering freeway construction projects, regional and local road improvements, transit and rail improvements, grade separations, call boxes and ridesharing programs, congestion relief, as well as long-term planning efforts.

    As the entity charged with administering the Measure I sales tax program, a priority for the SBCTA legislative program is to promote policies and funding programs that allow the efficient implementation of our program and considers leveraging additional opportunities for Measure I projects.

    Based on the principles of fiscal stability, preservation of local control, and efficient service delivery and operations, the SBCTA Board of Directors provides specific direction and overall policy guidance to the Director of Legislative Affairs by adopting an annual platform before each legislative session and, when applicable, identifying priority transportation projects for specific funding categories. Effective partnerships between regional, state, and federal agencies are pivotal to ensure that our region is effectively represented in Washington DC and Sacramento.


  • Public Affairs

    Public Information Request

    Public information request forms are available on the Contact Us page.

    Media Relations

    SBCTA provides information to our media partners through:

    Capital Project Outreach

    All SBCTA project communications are managed through the Legislative and Public Affairs Office. For more information on a project in your area, visit our Projects page.

    Agency Newsletter

    The monthly goSBCTA e-newsletter  provides a synopsis of the SBCTA Board of Directors monthly meeting and other timely transportation topics. See the goSBCTA e-Newsletter page.