Doing Business

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.

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Procurement

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 online system, ProcureNow. All responses are due BEFORE the time shown on each solicitation. Late responses cannot be accepted.

It is the bidder’s/proposer’s responsibility to ensure that the most complete and current version of the solicitation, including addenda, has been downloaded. Please note: Contractors/Vendors are solely responsible for maintaining up to date and accurate information. Vendors may edit their profile at any time.

Using ProcureNow

  1. Register to receive notifications of future opportunities by signing up for our e-Procurement Portal and selecting “Subscribe” to create an account.
  2. Follow along with updates to existing opportunities by finding the opportunity and clicking the “Follow” button to receive amendments and addenda notices automatically.
  3. Submit questions and receive answers regarding open bids opportunities.
  4. Receive guidance through the process of responding electronically to RFPs, bids, etc. to ensure your bids have been accurately completed.
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Procurement Documents

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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.

Policy Statement:

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 OCTA’s Disadvantaged Business Programs use the following links.

Transit Advertising

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.

Syd Church
Lamar Advertising
909-792-3400
SChurch@lamar.com 

Onboard Audio Advertising

Omnitrans offers onboard audio ads which can be targeted by line, time of day or geographic location. 

Contact Commuter Advertising for more information.
Nate Brinkman
Commuter Advertising
937-641-8980
nate@commuterads.com

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