Category Archives: News Articles

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 […]

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 […]

San Bernardino Line Service Suspended on Labor Day Weekend

Due to a track rehabilitation maintenance project, Metrolink service between Los Angeles and San Bernardino on the San Bernardino Line will be suspended on Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4 and Monday, September 5. There will also be no service to or from the San Bernardino-Depot or the San Bernardino-Downtown Station along the Inland Empire-Orange […]

Business 2 Business Expo

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority’s (SBCTA) Business 2 Business Expo will connect prime and subcontractors for future teaming opportunities, enhance awareness of local labor, and educate prospective bidders on contracting opportunities. Past events have resulted in lasting relationships to develop opportunities for big and small contractors alike. General registration is FREE and includes access […]

Working Together for the Community

After hosting a successful Christmas Toy Drive in December, SBCTA, together with Time for Change Foundation and Valley College, teamed up to host a community BBQ that would be fun, but more importantly, add value to the community. The BBQ was held at Littlefield Park in San Bernardino where SBCTA staff provided BBQ, beverages, desserts, […]

Tunnel to Ontario International Airport Virtual Public Meeting

Last month, SBCTA hosted a virtual public meeting for the Tunnel to Ontario International Airport Project. This project is exploring a subsurface transit connection between the Cucamonga Metrolink Station and Ontario International Airport. Proposed to be operated and maintained by Omnitrans, the project will feature a bi-directional system where passengers traveling to and from Ontario […]
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