About Omnitrans

About Omnitrans

Omnitrans is the public transit agency serving the San Bernardino Valley, providing safe, reliable, affordable, friendly and environmentally responsible transportation. Omnitrans currently operates local and express bus routes, sbX bus rapid transit service, and Access, a paratransit service for the disabled. 

Established in 1976 through a joint powers agreement, Omnitrans carries approximately 11 million passengers each year throughout its 480-square mile service area, covering 15 cities and portions of the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County. Major destinations within the Omnitrans service area include transportation centers, medical centers, educational facilities, shopping malls, business parks, and community centers.

8.7M

Yearly ridership

$91M

Operating Budget

1.5M

Service area population 

8,777,639  Local & express fixed route ridership

248,498 Demand response ridership

7,391,896 Local & express bus mileage

3,262,218 Demand response mileage

456 sq. miles Service area

1.5 M Service area population

$91,456,968 Operating budget (excluding depreciation)

34 Local and express bus routes

94 Local & express peak hour buses

174 Local & express bus fleet

106 Demand response/shuttle fleet

256 Alternatively fueled bus fleet

16 JPA membership

19 Board members

722 Employees (peak)

Fiscal YearRidership% Change
20209,026,137-16.9%
201910,863,530-3.09%
201811,210,246-5.3%
201711,648,096-9.0%
201612,806,079-11.0%
201514,389,991-8.30%
201415,689,294-2.80%
201316,146,2780%
201216,152,1017.40%
201115,038,4061.94%
201014,751,260-4.54%
200915,452,7944.20%
200814,826,501-4.40%
200714,826,501-0.10%
200615,497,1660.50%
200515,420,783-3.00%
200415,902,857-4.60%
200316,671,990-1.50%
200216,9925,6131.00%
200116,754,1159.20%
200015,118,7782.50%

Omnitrans currently operates a fleet of 40 and 60-foot clean fuel transit coaches. Vehicles used for 300-series routes and Access service include gasoline and CNG-powered cutaway minibuses. In addition, Omnitrans has a vintage 1958 GMC TDH 4801 transit coach nicknamed Old Blue, which was restored in 2001 and is used for community events and parades. 

ServiceQuantityManufacturerFuel
Local & Express159New Flyer (40’)CNG
Local & Express15New Flyer (60’)CNG
Demand Response & Small Buses9Ford AerotechGasoline
Demand Response & Small Buses15Ford StarcraftGasoline
Demand Response & Small Buses82Ford StarcraftCNG
Restored Vintage Coach (Old Blue)11958 GMCDiesel

As public transit provider to one of the fastest-growing regions in the nation, our success depends upon our ability to plan for the future.

West Valley Connector Corridor

The San Bernardino Valley will experience growing traffic congestion and one million more people by 2030. Omnitrans is working to improve mobility in the Valley with an enhanced, state-of-the-art bus rapid transit system.

The West Valley Connector Corridor is the next segment in this system. The project goals are:

  • Respond to growth in Fontana, Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Montclair and Pomona
  • Provide faster, more attractive transit service on Holt Blvd./Route 61 and Foothill Blvd./Route 66 corridors
  • Connect all major activity centers:
    • Ontario Mills, Convention Center and Ontario Airport
    • Victoria Gardens, schools, downtown and civic center areas
      3 Metrolink stations
  • Major employers such as Kaiser Permanente Hospital
  • Support the cities’ plans
  • Analyze all viable alternatives to determine the best option

Erin Rogers, CEO and General Manager

Erin Rogers was appointed CEO/General Manager in July 2020. She previously served in an interim capacity starting November 2019, and first joined Omnitrans in 2017 as Deputy General Manager.

Rogers has three decades of experience in the transit industry including 16 years at the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) where she held the Assistant General Manager position for 10 years and was responsible for oversight and management of all fixed route bus and paratransit operations.

Prior to Omnitrans, Rogers worked for MV Transportation, Inc. as a Regional Vice President.  In this role, she was responsible for the oversight of operating contracts with clients such as Los Angeles County Metro, North County Transit District in Oceanside, and Omnitrans.  

Erin is a native of Syracuse, New York. She graduated from State University of New York, Geneseo and started her career with DAVE Transportation Services, Inc. in Boston, MA, as a paratransit manager. She is a member of the California Transit Association (CTA) Executive Committee, and has participated in Leadership APTA (American Public Transportation Association) and its Eno Executive Seminar. She has also been active in industry forums such as Women’s Transportation Seminar.

Department Heads

Donald Walker

Finance Director

Alex Chen

Information Technology Director

Suzanne Pfeiffer

Human Resources Director

Connie Raya

Maintenance Director

Nicole Ramos

Marketing & Communications Director

Shawn Brophy

Operations Director

Vacant

Procurement Director

Jerome Rogers

Safety, Security & Regulatory Compliance Director

Jeremiah Bryant

Strategic Development Director

Chair: David AvilaYucaipa
Vice Chair: John DutreyMontclair
Supervisor Curt HagmanCounty
Supervisor Josie GonzalesCounty
Supervisor Dawn RoweCounty
Supervisor Janice RutherfordCounty
Eunice UlloaChino
Cynthia MoranChino Hills
Frank NavarroColton
John B. Roberts, Jr.Fontana
Darcy McNaboeGrand Terrace
Penny LilburnHighland
Alan WapnerOntario
Ron DaileyLoma Linda
Paul FosterRedlands
Deborah RobertsonRialto
Sam SpagnoloRancho Cucamonga
John ValdiviaSan Bernardino
Debbie StoneUpland

Transit Design Guidelines

Online interactive toolkit – Transit Design Guidelines website

 West Valley Connector Corridor

This study outlines options for providing premium bus service (Rapid or Bus Rapid Transit service) on the Holt and Foothill corridors in the western San Bernardino Valley.

CNG Fueling Station Environmental Impact Report 2003-2004

 Title VI Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Policy

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