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ParentOmnitrans Joint Powers Authority
Headquarters1700 West Fifth Street
San Bernardino, California
LocaleSan Bernardino Valley
Service areaSan Bernardino Valley
Service typeBus, Bus rapid transit, Paratransit
Routes30 Fixed Route[2] 5 OmniGo[2]
Stations16 BRT[3]
Fleet178 Local & Express Buses[4] 106 Demand Response/Shuttles[4]
Daily ridership17,800 (weekdays, Q2 2022)[5]
Annual ridership4,502,000 (2021)[6]
Fuel typeCNG, diesel
OperatorFirst Transit (paratransit only)
Chief executiveErin Rogers[7][8]

Omnitrans, stylized as "OmniTrans," is a public transportation agency in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The largest transit operator within San Bernardino County, it serves the San Bernardino Valley.[1] The agency was established in 1976 through a joint powers agreement[1] and today includes 15 cities and portions of the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County. In addition to the southwestern corner of San Bernardino County, Omnitrans provides service to parts of Riverside and Los Angeles Counties. Omnitrans currently carries about 11 million passengers per year. Omnitrans currently operates fixed route bus service, bus rapid transit and a paratransit service for the disabled, “Access.” Omnitrans operates throughout the urbanized area of southwestern San Bernardino County: south of the San Bernardino Mountains, from Upland, Montclair, and Chino in the west to Redlands, California and Yucaipa in the east. The Omnitrans service area covers approximately 480 square miles (1,200 km2).[1]

In 2021, the system had a ridership of 4,502,000, or about 17,800 per weekday as of the second quarter of 2022.


In October 2019, Omnitrans faced increasing deficits and reduced service. They plan to cut service by 11 percent. They were the operator for the Arrow commuter rail line between San Bernardino and Redlands. the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority Transit Committee voted to transfer the operation and construction duties to the Southern California Regional Rail Authority.[9]

The Transit Committee, announced that it would launch a study considering “complete consolidation” of Omnitrans under the SBCTA due to a $520 million fiscal deficit over the next 20 years.[10][11] However, in 2021, SBCTA decided against the consolidation of omnitrans due to a study that it commissioned. That indicated, that due to state law, SBCTA was required to pay off the agency’s unfunded pension liability, at a one-time cost of between $100 million to $174 million.[12] Instead SBCTA opted to provide $100 million to Omnitrans to keep it viable through 2040[13]

Former Services


Omnitrans formerly operated OmniLink, a demand-response service that operated in Yucaipa and Chino Hills. OmniLink ceased operation 29 August 2014.[14]


On February 27, 2020 it was announced that Omnitrans placed a new order for four forty-foot, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses.[15]


Fixed route

The fixed-route services consist of 28 local fixed routes including one peak-hour only service, two peak-hour trippers, and one regional express route. Routes are operated with 40-foot (12.19 m) buses (and 12 30-foot or 9.1-metre buses) running primarily along major east-west and north-south corridors. Headways vary from 15-minute to hourly service, with approximately 18 hours of service on weekdays, 13 hours on Saturdays, and 12 hours on Sundays. Omnitrans recently had major changes in the West Valley by adjusting routes to run more North to South (80s) and East to West (60s).

Bus rapid transit

Omnitrans developed a bus rapid transit route titled sbX that traverses the San Bernardino Valley from north to south.[3]


OmniGo is a general-public circular fixed route service for the low density/low demand cities of Chino Hills, Yucaipa, and Grand Terrace.[3]

Omni Ride

Omni Ride is arriving soon to Bloomington, Chino, Chino Hills, Grand Terrace, Highgrove, Redlands and Yucaipa.

Arrow Commuter Rail

Arrow Commuter Rail is starting October 24, 2022 is between San Bernardino Transit Center and Redlands.

Demand response

Access ADA Service

Access provides public transportation services for persons who are physically or cognitively unable to use regular bus service (ADA certified and/or Omnitrans Disability Identification Card holders). Access operates curb to- curb service with minibuses or vans, complementing the Omnitrans fixed-route bus system. The Access service area is defined as up to 34 mile (1.2 km) on either side of an existing fixed route. Service is available on the same days and at the same times that fixed-route services operate.[3]


Route Service Area
sbX Green Line The sbX Green Line travels a 15.7-mile (25.3 km) route along the E Street Corridor, from Cal State University San Bernardino at the north to Loma Linda University & Medical Center at the south.
Route 1 Colton and San Bernardino.
Route 2 Cal State San Bernardino and Loma Linda via Kendall, E Street, Hospitality and Tippecanoe/Anderson.
Route 3 & 4 Circular loops serving West San Bernardino, Baseline, and Highland.
Route 6 San Bernardino, and Sierra Way. Route 6 services San Bernardino, Del Rosa, and Cal State San Bernardino.
Route 8 San Bernardino and Yucaipa via Loma Linda, Redlands and Mentone.
Route 10 San Bernardino and Fontana via Baseline and Citrus.
Route 14 San Bernardino and Fontana via 5th, Foothill and Sierra.
Route 15 Fontana and Redlands via Rialto and San Bernardino.
Route 19 Yucaipa and Fontana via Redlands & Colton.
Route 22 North and south Rialto via Riverside.
Route 61 Fontana and Pomona via Ontario.
Route 66 Fontana and Montclair via Foothill which is also California State Route 66.
Route 67 Chaffey College and Fontana via Baseline.
Route 81 Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga via Ontario Mills Mall.
Route 82 Rancho Cucamonga and Sierra Lakes via Jurupa and Sierra Lakes.
Route 83 Upland and Chino via Euclid which is also California State Route 83.
Route 84 Direct north-south service on Mountain Ave connecting Chino, Ontario, South Upland, and Montclair.
Route 85 Service between the Chino Transit Center, Montclair, Chino Civic Center and Chino Transit Center.
Route 87 Connects Chaffey College, Ontario, and the Amazon Warehouse in Eastvale.
Route 88 60 min. weekday service on Ramona Ave., connecting Chino Hills and Montclair.
Route 215 San Bernardino and Riverside via I-215, Centerpointe and SR-91.
Route 290 Express freeway service with weekday peak morning and evening service between San Bernardino and Montclair via I-10.
Route 300
(SB Connect)
Weekday service between San Bernardino Transit Center and downtown San Bernardino
Route 305 Grand Terrace, San Bernardino, and Waterman.
Route 312 Fontana, Muscoy, Rialto, and San Bernardino.
Route 319 Sunnyside, Yucaipa.
Route 380
(ONT Connect)
Daily non-stop service between Rancho Cucamonga station and Ontario International Airport


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  3. ^ a b c d "Transit Services". Omnitrans. Archived from the original on 21 March 2019. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Quick Facts for Fiscal Year 2018–2019". Omnitrans. Archived from the original on 21 March 2019. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Transit Ridership Report Second Quarter 2022" (PDF). American Public Transportation Association. August 29, 2022. Retrieved September 28, 2022.
  6. ^ "Transit Ridership Report Fourth Quarter 2021" (PDF). American Public Transportation Association. March 10, 2022. Retrieved June 7, 2022.
  7. ^ "Erin Rogers Named Omnitrans CEO and General Manager – OmniTrans". Archived from the original on 2020-07-20. Retrieved 2020-07-20.
  8. ^ "StackPath".
  9. ^ Scauzillo, Steve (21 October 2019). "$520 million deficit has Omnitrans eyeing layoffs and bus-line reductions, but is it enough?". The Sun. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  10. ^ "$520 million deficit has Omnitrans eyeing layoffs and bus-line reductions, but is it enough?". 21 October 2019.
  11. ^ "SBCTA Adds New Department to Organization". 9 December 2019.
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  13. ^ "Omnitrans dodges takeover, but endures service cuts and layoffs". 16 January 2021.
  14. ^ "OmniLink service ends in Chino Hills and Yucaipa". Omnitrans. 4 August 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  15. ^ "Omnitrans expands California's zero-emission public transit footprint with four new Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses from New Flyer" (Press release). St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA: New Flyer of America Inc. 2020-02-27. Archived from the original on 2022-06-20. Retrieved 2022-06-20.