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April 24, 2014

Calif. agency set for BRT line launch

Omnitrans' sbX system serves major activity centers, including two hospitals, two universities, numerous trade schools, city and county government centers, and employment centers, along with major shopping, hospitality and entertainment venues.


January 14, 2014

Omnitrans, union reach 3-year contract agreement

Teamsters employees will see their first wage increase in six years next July, when a 2.5% raise will kick in, under the new agreement. The following year wages will increase 2.75%. Agency contributions to employee benefits will also rise.


October 21, 2013

Calif.-based Omnitrans' Go Smart program a huge success

Omnitrans launched Go Smart as a pilot for the 2011-2012 school year by partnering with California State University, San Bernardino; Chaffey College; Crafton Hills College and San Bernardino Valley College to offer free, unlimited bus rides to more than 50,000 college students.


September 23, 2013

Omnitrans, Cal State extend free ride program

Cal State University, San Bernardino participated in the Go Smart pilot program in 2011-12. During that year, more than 194,000 bus trips were tallied by more than 3,000 students who used the program, which represented about 17% of enrollment.


July 8, 2013

BRT system that will link Calif. universities making progress

The BRT system's buses, which burn natural gas, will reduce air pollution and vehicle congestion while providing the public efficient transportation to and from CSUSB and Loma Linda University.


June 20, 2013

Omnitrans taps interim CEO/GM

Scott Graham will step in to replace Milo Victoria who resigned earlier this month.


April 5, 2013

Omnitrans CNG buses approach 100M miles

The newest additions to the fleet are 60-foot, articulated vehicles for the sbX bus rapid transit line set to launch in 2014.


January 22, 2013

Calif.’s Omnitrans launches real time info

NexTrip technology enables riders to text, click or call to access real-time information. CEO/GM Milo Victoria was instrumental in bringing the new technology to the agency.


September 24, 2012

Disabled L.A. rider overcomes fear of transit

A disabled Omnitrans rider had to conquer her fear of taking public transportation to get to her job. Part of what helped her were the courteous and patient drivers on her route.


August 17, 2012

Omnitrans unveils new buses, brand

Two New Flyer Xcelsior 2012 40-foot transit buses on display were decked out with a bold new fleet design in bright green and blue. Twenty of the new buses will be deployed in coming weeks to replace retiring models.


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