Category: Blog

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. […]

Measure Impact: North First Avenue Bridge Project

The North First Avenue Bridge Project in Barstow has had a dubious record for years. Built in 1930, it has fallen into disrepair over the decades, earning a sufficiency rating from Caltrans of 3 out of 100 back in 2012. The bridge is classified as both structurally deficient and functionally obsolete, and was recently closed […]

Inland Empire to Grow Twice as Fast as Rest of Southern California in the Next 25 years

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) continues its mission to plan toward a brighter future for the county’s nearly 2.2 million residents; and build to meet the growing news of the nation’s largest county – all to ensure communities are connected and people are moving. A recent article in the Press Enterprise titled “Inland […]

Measure Impact: SR 210 Lane Addition / Base Line Interchange Project

When construction began on the SR 210 Lane Addition/Base Line Interchange Project in February 2020, in the cities of San Bernardino, Highland, Redlands, and parts of unincorporated San Bernardino County, it was hailed as a milestone for improving connectivity across one of the fastest-growing population and economic centers in California. With its summer 2023 completion […]

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 […]

Measure Impact: City of Ontario

As one of the fastest-growing cities in one of the fastest-growing population centers in the U.S., Ontario sees access and mobility as a key to its future. With the help of Measure I, the city is securing that future with a variety of major street projects and freeway interchange improvements that will benefit not just […]

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 […]
Loading icon