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SBCTA Blog – Summer Travel with FasTrak®

FasTrak® can make getting around southern California easy for locals and visitors alike – especially for day trips, road trips and weekend getaways. Here are some ways you can use FasTrak in and around SoCal’s local freeways while you travel throughout the region this summer. Pack Your FasTrak Transponder – FasTrak transponders can be used […]

Every Day is Earth Day

On April 22, more than one billion people in nearly 200 countries around the world will celebrate Earth Day to support environmental protection and raise environmental awareness.  At SBCTA, sustainability and care for our county’s environment is a top priority, making every day feel like Earth Day. Not only does SBCTA make our commutes green […]

I-10 Express Lanes Project Continues to Progress with Recent Traffic Switch

Traffic switches are when one or more lanes of traffic are moved into a different configuration to create space for construction activities. They are a vital element in the progression and safety of a construction project and they create a safe work location for crews to remove and rebuild portions of existing overpasses. There are […]

Happy International Women’s Day

Ask Juanda Daniel about the work culture at SBCTA – particularly as it relates to women – and she’ll tell you it starts at the top. “The executive director (Dr. Raymond Wolfe) has been very intentional in appointing women to executive positions. They play a visible and vital part of the important work we do,” […]

Vineyard Avenue Bridge Update on I-10 Express Lanes Project

As part of the I-10 Express Lanes Project, crews are replacing, widening and improving 18 bridges within a 10-mile stretch of the I-10 Freeway. But no two bridges are alike, and each requires precision, planning and synchronization of crews and materials. In January, crews completed the placement of 14 precast concrete girders above the eastbound […]

Paula Beauchamp Retiring After 30 Years in Transportation Engineering

SBCTA Director of Project Delivery and Toll Operations, Paula Beauchamp, will be retiring on March 1st after more than 13 years with the agency. Paula served nearly 10 years with Caltrans District 8 before moving to the private sector and then joining SBCTA as a consultant in 2008. She not only has made a significant […]

New Year Brings Reminder to Slow Down

With the holiday season behind us and a bright, new year ahead, SBCTA is here with a reminder to slow down, minimize your distractions and be aware of changing road conditions on local streets and freeways. SBCTA and its local partners are working on improving your commute through several active construction projects in the county, […]

Arrow’s First DMU Arrives in San Bernardino

Another major milestone was realized on Thursday, December 2nd, as the first Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU), slated for service on the Arrow corridor between San Bernardino and Redlands, was delivered to the Arrow Maintenance Facility in San Bernardino. This new train is the first of three that will serve as the initial fleet for the […]

Infrastructure Bill a Game-Changer for Mobility Improvements

The $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure bill, signed today by President Biden, is great news for communities and counties such as ours as we address current needs while investing in innovative mobility options for the future. The bill includes $550 billion in new spending, allowing San Bernardino County to compete for funds that weren’t previously available. […]
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