Category: News Articles

SBCTA Recruiting Talent

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) is focused primarily on freeway, interchange, and transit enhancements to the region that first and foremost benefit the taxpayer of San Bernardino County.  Coupling that effort with various non-transportation related objectives from the Council of Governments role of the agency brings the mission of providing quality of life […]

SBCTA Brings Home Awards

To kick off the new year, SBCTA brought home three Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Inland Empire awards in January – the Innovative Transportation Solutions Award for our Free Fares Initiative; Woman of the Year for Carrie Schindler, Deputy Executive Director; and Employer of the Year. The dinner event was a fun time including the 4.5 […]

Inland Empire Partnership on Federal Grants

SBCTA/SBCOG is joining with their Inland Empire counterparts to pursue a federal grant to reduce pollution and improve air quality.  At their February meeting the SBCTA/SBCOG Board of Directors approved a recommendation to have the Executive Director negotiate an Agreement with the Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) and the Coachella Valley Association of Governments […]

Storm Season Safety

As Southern California sees record setting rain fall, safe driving becomes even more important in our daily travels.  SBCTA would like to share some tips for driving in rainy weather, to reduce risk and avoid a potentially dangerous commute. Safe driving starts before you drive.  Ensure that tires have the proper tread depth, replace worn […]

The Journey Continues: SBCTA Hosts ZEMU and Arrow Maintenance Facility Virtual Informational Webinar

On February 7, SBCTA hosted a webinar to share information about the Zero-Emission Multiple Unit (ZEMU) rail vehicle, coming to San Bernardino’s Arrow line later this year, and to provide an update about the modifications needed to accommodate the ZEMU vehicle to the existing Arrow Maintenance Facility (AMF) located just east of the San Bernardino […]

SBCTA Continues Public Outreach Efforts for Project and Programs

The SBCTA Board of Directors awarded a four-year Public Outreach Contract to the Costin Public Outreach Group, Inc. (CPOG) at their January Board of Directors Meeting. SBCTA prides itself on providing timely, accurate information about its projects and programs so that residents and commuters of San Bernardino County can make informed decisions about their daily […]

Inland Empire Delegation Bands Together in Response to CTC

The demand for transportation funding is high and support from the State and Federal government is a critical part of the funding equation. It can be an arduous process that is filled with complex requirements. Planning and delivering these projects can take large investments of agency time and local resources while waiting for the allocations. […]

California State Transportation Agency Tour

On Friday, SBCTA Staff conducted a tour and roundtable discussion with Mark Tollefson (Undersecretary California State Transportation Agency), Molly Wiltshire (Acting Director of External Affairs, Office of the Governor), and Carina Tamayo (Inland Empire Deputy Regional Director, External Affairs, Office of the Governor). SBCTA staff took the opportunity to highlight both successes and challenges of […]

Business 2 Business Expo Recap

In early November, San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) and San Bernardino Council of Governments (SBCOG) hosted its annual Business 2 Business Expo (Expo). For a decade now, the Expo is held to connect prime and subcontractor firms for future teaming opportunities, enhance awareness of local labor, and educate prospective bidders on contracting opportunities. Participating […]

San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Provides Update on County Educational System

Ted Alejandre, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, presented to the SBCTA/SBCOG Board at the December Board meeting providing an update on the County’s educational system. Opportunities to live, work, and have access to educational resources are essential components to improving the quality of life for individuals within San Bernardino County and there are numerous […]
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