Doing Business with Omnitrans
Thank you for your interest in doing business with Omnitrans. We are supported by a variety of partners and agencies to bring safe and affordable public transportation to San Bernardino County.
We are committed to providing an equal opportunity for all business enterprises to participate in our purchasing and contracting activities.
Both formal and informal solicitations may be processed through our new online bidding system, PlanetBids. All responses are due BEFORE the time shown on each solicitation. Late responses cannot be accepted.
The bidder’s/proposer’s responsibility is to ensure that the most complete and current version of the solicitation, including the addenda, has been downloaded. Please note: Contractors/Vendors are solely responsible for maintaining up-to-date and accurate information. Vendors may edit their profiles at any time.
Please register on the new online bidding system at pbsystem.planetbids.com
Registering for a New Vendor Account is very simple and consists of the following steps:
- Account Creation
- Create a Password
- Account Confirmation
- Account Information
- Commodity Codes
Please ensure to select NAICS codes associated with your type of business or organization. Solicitations will be set up using those codes and will be matched to vendors and contractors with the same codes. Registration is free.
For technical questions related to registration, please contact PlanetBids at Planetbids.com/support or visit PlanetBids help forum.Subscribe to and view Omnitrans procurements Get help signing up View category and commodity codes
Contact the Procurement Department for Assistance
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
Omnitrans administers a DBE program in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26: Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Programs, as a condition of financial assistance agreements with the DOT.
Omnitrans has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 26: Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation Financial Assistance Programs and subsequently issued U.S. Department of Transportation (U. S. DOT) Guidance1 (Race-Neutral Policy Implementation Directives). Omnitrans receives federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) and, as a condition of receiving this assistance, Omnitrans has signed an assurance that it will fully comply with Title 49 CFR, Part 26. These regulatory provisions and Omnitrans DBE Program apply to all of Omnitrans’ U.S. DOT-assisted contracts. Omnitrans participates in the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) as a non-certifying agency. To obtain information regarding the CUCP or Omnitrans Disadvantaged Business Programs use the following links.
Placing your message on an Omnitrans vehicle or at a busy stop or station location generates significant exposure and is an affordable, cost-effective way to get your message out to the 1.4 million people who reside in the San Bernardino Valley. Omnitrans offers advertisers various types of transit advertising.
- Interior bus cards or posters
- Exterior bus ads from traditional sizes to full wraps
- Access paratransit vehicle ads
- Bus shelter posters
- sbX station posters
- San Bernardino Transit Center posters
Contact Lamar Advertising for current transit advertising options and rates.
Onboard Audio Advertising
Omnitrans offers onboard audio ads which can be targeted by line, time of day or geographic location.