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SB Connect Shuttle Provides a Safe, Easy Connection between San Bernardino Transit Center and Downtown Offices and Courts

Every day, thousands of people travel to Downtown San Bernardino – County employees, customers of County services, jurors and others who need to get to Superior Court. Starting this week, public transportation will deliver them right to their destination – easily and safely. The new SB Connect shuttle service will link the San Bernardino Transit […]

SBCTA and Stadler unveil 1st ZEMU Hydrogen-Powered Train

SBCTA and Stadler unveiled what will become North America’s first hydrogen-power train – the FLIRT H2. Coming to the Arrow line as part of the Redlands Passenger Rail System in 2024, the FLIRT H2 was showcased at InnoTrans conference in Berlin last month. The zero-emission multiple unit (ZEMU) is equipped with a power pack that […]

Operation C.R.A.S.H again aims to reduce speeds, avoid deadly collisions in the I-10 construction zone

More than 100 traffic citations were issued during the first phases of Operation C.R.A.S.H. (Crash Reduction and Safe Highways), a speed-reduction program which resumes later this week in an effort to prevent deadly accidents along the Interstate 10 construction zone in western San Bernardino County. The program, led by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and […]

A Rewarding Commute in the Inland Empire

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA), in partnership with the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), is announcing IE Commuter’s exciting new $5/Day rideshare incentive program. Commuters who rideshare and live or work in San Bernardino or Riverside counties now have a chance to earn up to $125 in gift cards […]

Enhanced Enforcement Announced During Operation C.R.A.S.H.

Slow down. Eliminate Distractions. Arrive safely. That’s one of the messages behind Operation C.R.A.S.H. (Crash Reduction and Safe Highways), a speed-reduction program led by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and supported by Caltrans and the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA). The program will take shape over the next two weeks, with added CHP enforcement […]

Future of Commuter Transit on Display in San Bernardino County as Vegas Rail Moves a Step Closer with MOU

High-speed rail service between Las Vegas and Rancho Cucamonga would be a game-changer for our region, further establishing San Bernardino County as a model for innovative, cost-effective and sustainable transit solutions, county transportation leaders said today. The planned Vegas rail service took a major step forward this past week with the signing of a Memorandum […]

The Future of Transportation on Display as Aguilar, House Subcommittee Chair tour ESRI Train Station, Briefed on Arrow Line

The Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development joined U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) on Tuesday in previewing the next generation of commuter transit. Chairman David Price (NC-04) and Aguilar were in Redlands visiting the global headquarters of ESRI and, later, the train station ESRI is building as part of the […]

Updated 9-1-1 Service Improves Response Times, Frees Up Emergency Crews

9-1-1 service throughout San Bernardino County has been significantly enhanced with a new, more efficient process for handling incoming calls to determine the appropriate level of service. CONFIRE is partnering with the San Bernardino County Council of Governments (SBCOG) and emergency agencies across the county to implement an Emergency Communication Nurse System™ (ECNS) Plan called […]

EMERGENCY CLOSURE ALERT – Eastbound SR 210 Full-Freeway Closure at 5th Street

Crews are performing an emergency full-freeway closure of eastbound (EB) SR 210 at 5th Street/Greenspot Road to remove a damaged overhead road sign. DETOUR:Exit EB SR 210 at 5th Street, turn right at the end of the ramp, turn left on Alabama Street, turn left on San Bernardino Avenue and reenter EB SR 210 via […]

West Valley Connector awarded additional $26.1 million in federal funding

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) and the West Valley Connector have scored another major funding victory with the awarding of $26.1 million in additional funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The award comes two months after FTA announced an $86.75 million grant to SBCTA for the Connector project, a 100% zero-emission Bus […]
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