Two SB County cities to get rapid bus service

By on January 8, 2019

Omnitrans, San Bernardino County’s largest public transit agency, will begin offering expanded rapid transit bus service in Loma Linda and San Bernardino.

Beginning Jan. 12, the agency will expand its sbX line to Saturdays in those two cities, according to a statement.

Rides will be free on that date and on Jan. 19 and Jan. 26 so people can take a test drive.

“We’re pleased to fulfill customer requests to add sbX service on weekends,” Omnitrans Chief Executive Officer P. Scott Graham said in the statement. “Now people can enjoy sbX station amenities, and faster trips, on their way to Saturday shopping, sports and entertainment activities. It’s also a speedier option for those working weekends in the retail, hospitality, healthcare and logistics industries.”

More than three million passengers have used the sbX BRT line since it began in April 2014.  The 16-mile line through San Bernardino and Loma Linda includes five miles of bus-only lanes, 16 stations and four park-and-ride lots, according to the statement.