Category: Blog

Measure Impact – $240 Million in Dollars Well Spent

The $240 million a year generated by Measure I buys a whole lot more than the concrete, asphalt and steel needed to keep San Bernardino County’s transportation infrastructure in good working order. Connectivity. Access. Opportunity. That’s what the voter-approved half-cent sales tax is really buying, and it’s a big reason why California’s fastest-growing population center […]

Balancing Growth and Conservation

Did you know that both the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) and the San Bernardino Council of Governments (SBCOG) are guided by the same elected representatives from the 24 cities and towns and five county supervisorial districts, serving our residents in a comprehensive approach toward a better quality of life?  The distinction, however, is […]

How SBCTA is Going Green this Earth Day 

Earth Day is observed annually to raise awareness about environmental issues and to advocate for the protection of our planet. In addition to encouraging the public to ride the bus or train, carpool, vanpool, and bike or walk to work, SBCTA is working on two projects to promote sustainability for the county’s 2.2 million residents.  […]

Measure Impact – 20 YR Anniversary of 2004 Extension

The New Year marks an important anniversary in the history of San Bernardino County – 20 years since voters overwhelmingly extended Measure I and, in the process, acknowledged the importance of public investment in our transportation future. Today, the half-cent sales tax included under Measure I generates about $240 million per year to improve local […]

Measure Impact: Omnitrans

Major capital investments – highways, bridges and state-of-the-art transit systems – showcase some of the more obvious benefits of Measure I, the taxpayer-supported half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements in San Bernardino County. What you might not know is that Measure I also supports programs that improve access and connectivity, especially for some of our […]

Honoring Our Heroes: Toll-Free Travel for Disabled Veterans on SB Express Lanes

At the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA), we believe in recognizing and supporting our nation’s heroes. That’s why we’re proud to introduce the Disabled Veteran Program, offering toll-free travel on the SB Express Lanes along I-10. Here’s how to enroll in the Disabled Veteran Program: If you believe you qualify for a Disabled Veteran […]

Measure Impact: West Valley Connector

A groundbreaking ceremony was held earlier this month in Ontario for one of the most highly anticipated public transit projects in San Bernardino County history, the West Valley Connector – a 19-mile, 100% zero-emission Bus Rapid Transit system that would not be possible without the financial support of Measure I. The half-cent sales tax for […]

Measure Impact: What is Measure I?

When voters in San Bernardino County first approved Measure I – a half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements – they probably couldn’t have imagined how dramatically the county would grow. The year was 1989, and the county’s population stood at 1.3 million. Today, we’re home to nearly 2.3 million people, and have emerged as one […]

Achieving a Greener Transportation Future

In a significant step towards achieving a greener transportation future, a recent news article explains how California recently passed groundbreaking train emissions rules, demonstrating the state’s ongoing commitment to combating climate change and improving air quality. The new regulations aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from trains and improve air quality throughout the state. SBCTA […]

Measure Impact: City of Ontario

Ontario is a true economic driver, not just for San Bernardino County and the Inland Empire, but the entire Southern California region. It is home to 180,000 people, 90,000 jobs, a robust business community, major freeways, an international airport, and a mall that attracts more visitors every year than Disneyland. Accessible transportation is a must. […]
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