Author: Tim Watkins

County launches COVID-19 “Stay Home, Stay Safe” billboard campaign

San Bernardino County has launched a series of billboard advertisements promoting the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” campaign to help combat the spread of COVID-19. The billboards are located next to major freeways and will be viewable to commuters in San Bernardino County. “The ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ billboard campaign is a reminder to residents that […]

SR 210 Lane Addition and Base Line Interchange Underway

On February 26, SBCTA, Caltrans and the City of Highland broke ground on the SR 210/Lane Addition and Base Line Interchange project to help eliminate the existing bottleneck in the cities of Highland, Redlands, and San Bernardino.  The project will add one mixed-flow lane in each direction between Highland Avenue and San Bernardino Avenue, auxiliary […]

Construction on US 395 is paving the way into final stages of work

US 395 is one of the main north/south highways in southern California that provides access and links economic centers, recreational areas, and urban and rural regions.  For the past year, SBCTA has been working to widen US 395 from two lanes to four lanes and install turn lanes and signals at various intersections within the […]

Virtual Meetings on Schedule for SBCTA Board and Committee Meetings

Moments like this reveal things that unfortunately go relatively unnoticed during our ‘normal’ lives. As a ‘critical sector’ during this Covid-19 crisis, the transportation community is showing its true value throughout the country as we continue to provide essential transit options, deliver major infrastructure improvements, and develop the next generation of transportation platforms that keeps […]

New Committee Established to Address Legislative Issues

At the April Board of Directors meeting, SBCTA Board Members approved the establishment of a new Legislative Policy Committee.  This committee will receive updates on federal and state legislation and polices that impact SBCTA’s ability to deliver and fund transportation projects in San Bernardino County.  The establishment of the new committee was necessitated by recent […]

Proposals Sought for Program Project Management Services

The SBCTA Board approved staff’s request to release Request for Proposal (RFP) No. 20-1002357 for Program Project Management and other Technical Professional Services in support of the Major Projects Program. This professional services solicitation is intended to result in a consultant under contract with San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) by fall 2020. SBCTA staff […]

State Route 210 Lane Addition and Base Line Interchange Get Underway

Elected officials, transportation staff, local law enforcement and fire safety personnel, business owners and residents from San Bernardino and Highland came together on February 26th to celebrate the start of construction for the much-anticipated State Route 210 Lane Addition and Base Line Interchange Project.  The event that featured County Supervisor Dawn Rowe as emcee received […]

SBCTA Reaffirms Role in San Bernardino County

At the March Board of Directors Meeting, the SBCTA Board approved a resolution reaffirming SBCTA’s responsibility as the transportation planning agency and the voter-approved steward of transportation funding in San Bernardino County. In addition, the resolution solidifies SBCTA’s stance that it will not delegate its obligation to fund, plan, construct and deliver major transportation projects […]

SBCTA Leading Analysis to Determine Transit Access to ONT

The Ontario International Airport (ONT) has thrived under local control. It is seeing record growth in both passenger travel, recognizing 5.6 million annual passengers (MAP) in 2019; the most since 2008, and on the commercial freight side with 782,000 tons of air cargo in 2019, a 5.1% increase over 2018. With the growing use of […]
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