Coronavirus: Additional Bus Service Adjustments in Effect Monday, April 13th
April 5, 2020
5/11/20 – The County of San Bernardino no longer mandates face coverings when leaving your house, therefore our operators will no longer enforce face coverings for customers to board, or while riding, Omnitrans buses. Face coverings are strongly encouraged during the pandemic.
04/28/20 – Fare suspension has been extended through May 31, 2020.
04/08/20 – Starting Tuesday, April 8, 2020. All Omnitrans customers traveling for essential needs are now required to wear a face covering upon entering and while riding any Omnitrans bus, effective immediately. > READ MORE
As we continue to navigate through this challenging time, the safety of our employees and customers remains our top priority. In order to maintain lifeline transportation services while supporting public health efforts, Omnitrans will be implementing further service reductions effective Monday, April 13, 2020 (listed below) as people continue to stay at home to combat the spread of COVID-19.
OTHER ADJUSTMENTS IN PLACE: Effective today, April 6, 2020, no more than 20 customers can be onboard large buses at one time in order to allow sufficient social distancing. All customers must EXIT the bus when the route has made one complete loop to prevent non-essential travel without a destination. Rear boarding and exiting only (except for those with mobility devices) and fare suspension on all Omnitrans services is extended through Thursday, April 30, 2020. (Update: Fare suspension extended through May 31, 2020.)
The first service reduction, implemented last month, remains in effect. The following additional service changes will be implemented beginning Monday, April 13th:
|5||San Bernardino, Colton||Will operate every 45 minutes, seven days a week. Routing remains unchanged.|
|7||San Bernardino||Eliminated permanently (was previously planned for elimination in September 2020).|
|12||San Bernardino, Rialto, Fontana, Muscoy||Will utilize OmniGo minibuses (pictured below). Schedule remains unchanged.|
|20||Fontana, Unincorporated County||Eliminated permanently (was previously planned for elimination in September 2020).|
|29||Fontana, Bloomington||Will utilize OmniGo minibuses (pictured below). Schedule remains unchanged.|
|67||Fontana, Rancho Cucamonga||Temporarily eliminated due to low ridership.|
|80||Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario||Temporarily eliminated due to low ridership.|
|81||Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Chino||Half-hour trips to Chaffey College from Rancho Cucamonga Civic Center eliminated (including routing on Foothill, Aspen, and Red Oak) due to low ridership.|
|290||San Bernardino, Colton, Ontario, Montclair||Temporarily eliminated due to low ridership.|
|308||Yucaipa||Eliminated permanently (was previously planned for elimination in September 2020).|
|309/310||Yucaipa||Route 309 and 310 will operate every 60 minutes on weekdays. Route 309 will operate every 30 minutes on both Saturdays and Sundays.|
|365||Chino Hills||Will temporarily operate on a Saturday schedule Monday through Saturday. Sunday schedule will continue unchanged.|
If you are personally left without any transportation service for essential needs as a result of the service reduction, please contact us at 1-800-966-6428.
We remind customers to do their part to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 by limiting travel on Omnitrans to essential trips only. If your trip is not essential, please stay home as to not put yourself and others at risk.
All of us at Omnitrans appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through this global health emergency together.
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