Category: Media

One Regional Rideshare Database, Countless Options

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) and San Bernardino County Transportation Authority’s (SBCTA)’s rideshare program, IE Commuter, has teamed up with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Orange County Transportation Authority, Ventura County Transportation Commission to present a regional database to enhance commute options for registered users. This multi-agency partnership provides employers with carpool/vanpool matches […]

San Bernardino’s Transit Network is the Region’s Best Kept Secret

San Bernardino County has a vast network of connecting public transit systems. The San Bernardino Transit Center serves as a connecting point for nine bus and train systems. Riders can take their local system to the Transit Center and transfer safely and quickly to get where they need to go, from Barstow to as far […]

SBCTA, Stadler Unveil First-of-its-Kind Hydrogen Powered Passenger Train

A decade ago, the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) envisioned and committed to a modern, sustainable passenger rail system that would redefine commuter transit along one of the busiest transportation corridors in the United States. This week, that vision was on full display at the APTA EXPO in Orlando, where SBCTA and Stadler presented […]

SBCTA formally celebrates 50 years of innovation to meet the transportation, growth, air quality needs of San Bernardino County

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) formally celebrated its 50 years of leadership and innovation in meeting the transportation access needs of one of the fastest-growing population and economic centers in the United States. The celebration at the Santa Fe Depot in San Bernardino was an opportunity to reflect back on SBCTA’s critical role […]

Public Transit Offers Reliable, Cost-Effective Alternative to Rising Gas Prices

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA), Metrolink and Omnitrans are encouraging commuters to explore the region’s growing public transportation options in light of record-high gasoline prices. “The recent spike in fuel costs has created an economic hardship for many of our residents. The investments we’ve made in transit infrastructure have significantly increased the availability […]

San Bernardino County Students Ride Free on Public Transit

As the start of the school year approaches, there is good news for high school, middle school and elementary students all over San Bernardino County. K-12 students now ride free every day, on every bus system in the County. That includes Omnitrans, Victor Valley Transit, Mountain Transit, Basin Transit and Needles Area Transit. “We are […]

Future of Transit gets Major Boost with Presentation of $86.75M in Funding for West Valley Connector

San Bernardino, California (March 20,2023) – The highly-anticipated West Valley Connector moved one step closer Monday with the formal presentation of $86.75 million in funding for the 100% zero-emission Bus Rapid Transit system that will link Ontario International Airport, two Metrolink lines and multiple activity centers from Pomona to Rancho Cucamonga. Representatives from the Federal […]

Santa Fe Station will appear in a U.S. stamp

The Santa Fe Depot in San Bernardino will be featured in a new U.S. stamp commemorating the historic railroad stations across the country. The U.S. Postal Service will honor San Bernardino’s Mission Revival-style passenger terminal among five architecturally significant stations that continue to play important roles in their communities. Among the others: Tamaqua Station in […]

All Five SB County Transit Agencies Now Led by Women

SBCTA lauded a historic first in San Bernardino County: with the selection of Nancie Goff as CEO of the Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA), all transit agencies in the nation’s largest geographic county are now led by women. “This is an important moment, for our county and the communities we serve, as we celebrate the […]

Tell Everybody! February 4th is Transit Equity Day

Everyone rides for free on February 4th! Every bus, every train, everywhere in San Bernardino County. In honor of Transit Equity Day, the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority is sponsoring free bus and train fares for everyone boarding San Bernardino County transit providers within the county. Transit Equity Day offers a day off from paying […]
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