Author Archives: Nydia Doolittle

SBCTA and Stadler unveil 1st ZEMU Hydrogen-Powered Train

SBCTA and Stadler unveiled what will become North America’s first hydrogen-power train – the FLIRT H2. Coming to the Arrow line as part of the Redlands Passenger Rail System in 2024, the FLIRT H2 is being showcased at this week’s InnoTrans conference in Berlin. The zero-emission multiple unit (ZEMU) is equipped with a power pack […]

goSBCTA Newsletter: September 2022 Edition Released

The latest goSBCTA Newsletter is out! Read the latest edition.

SBCTA Wins Big at the Annual California Association of Public Information Officials Conference

SBCTA recently had the distinction of receiving two awards, for the I-10 Express Lanes Project, from the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO). CAPIO is the leading statewide organization dedicated to advancing public sector communicators across all levels of government. Their EPIC awards program recognizes the most creative and effective efforts in the areas […]

Tunnel to ONT Project Takes Initial Steps Forward

At the September 7th meeting, the SBCTA Board of Directors took initial steps to move forward with the Tunnel to Ontario International Airport (ONT) project. The Board approved a request to release two Request for Qualifications (RFQ), one for a Design Build (DB) team and a second for a Technology Provider. SBCTA will review qualifications […]

State of Transportation at B2B

SBCTA is excited to be bringing back one of the more influential business to business events in the region with the return of the SBCTA Busines2Business Expo. After a two-year layoff as a result of the impacts associated with the global pandemic, this gathering of some of the best and brightest in transportation from throughout […]

On-the-Go Commuter Newsletter: September 2022 Edition Released

The latest edition of On-the-Go for Commuters is out!

Metrolink Launches Discount Program For Low-Income Train Riders

Beginning today, Metrolink passengers with a California Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card are eligible for a 50 percent discount on all Metrolink tickets and passes. Riders can use their EBT card at any Metrolink station ticket machine to validate and unlock the discount. Funding for the discount is made possible by a grant from the […]

ONT Connect Shuttle Service Links Cucamonga Metrolink Station with Ontario Airport

Beginning today there is a new car-free way to travel to the Ontario Airport. Residents from throughout the region can now take Metrolink right to Cucamonga Station where they will be met by ONT Connect, a direct shuttle operated by Omnitrans and powered by the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority. ONT Connect shuttles will meet […]

Morongo Basin Transit Authority is now Basin Transit

Morongo Basin Transit Authority usually referred to as MBTA, is shedding its old skin and taking on a new, brighter and bolder identity as Basin Transit. The change in name and logo was motivated by the purchase of new buses and was guided by the system’s Board of Directors. Cheri Holsclaw was appointed as the […]

Quarterly Project Briefings: April – June 2022 (Q4)

The latest quarterly project briefing is out! Read the latest edition.
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