Guide to May 2018 Service Changes

Summertime and the living’s easy…Omnitrans is excited about new service enhancements just in time for the best summer ever! All service changes are found in the new Bus Book, effective Monday, May 7 – Sunday, September 2, 2018.

Click here for a Bus Book preview.

Last year, Omnitrans introduced Freeway Express Route 208 connecting Downtown San Bernardino and Yucaipa with limited stops along the way at popular destinations and connection points. With the new service changes, Route 208 is introducing two additional trips in the morning and evening – departing eastbound at 6:18 a.m. /7:02 a.m. westbound; and 5:00 p.m. eastbound/6:10 p.m. westbound.

Additionally, the wildly popular Summer Youth Fare is back this June and July! Students 18 and younger who are off of school for the summer can get out and explore for only $1 each way with proof of age. That means that shopping trips to the mall, movie screenings, outings to the park, lunch and coffee with friends are only $1 this summer!

Below is a list of all routes affected. As always, remember to plan ahead if your route schedule is changing.

Route 2: Arrival and departures adjusted at San Bernardino Transit Center, Saturdays and Sundays.

Route 3: Arrival and departures adjusted at San Bernardino Transit Center, Saturdays and Sundays.

Route 14: Minor runtime adjustments, weekdays only.

Route 15: Minor runtime adjustments, weekdays only.

Route 20: Minor runtime adjustments, weekdays only.

Route 61: Weekday times adjusted to improve connections with Route 14 at the Fontana Transit Center.

Route 66: Runtimes adjusted to weekday and Saturday schedules.

Route 82: Saturday service frequency and runtimes adjusted to 70 minutes to improve reliability and on-time performance.

Route 86: Weekday times adjusted for more transfer opportunities at San Antonio Regional Hospital.

Route 208: Two trips added: 6:18 a.m. eastbound/7:02 a.m. westbound; and 5:00 p.m. eastbound/6:10 p.m. westbound.

Route 215: Time adjustments on all days to improve travel and connections to the San Bernardino Transit Center.

sbX: Runtime adjustments to improve transfers at the Loma Linda Veterans Hospital.

Over at the Chino Transit Center, OmniGo Route 365 and Route 81 bays have swapped places. If it’s your stop, refer to map below for new bus stop locations:

No service holidays: Buses will not be in operation on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day, as well as on Wednesday, July 4th for Independence Day.

7 thoughts on “Guide to May 2018 Service Changes

  1. U shouldn’t count holidays buses aren’t in service on bus passes cuz it’s not fair that u charge us for days not in services it’s even worse if it’s during Christmas and new years 2 days in a week. Passes need to be extended for those days.

  2. It’s more interesting for the riders for some changes . especial by my self and my husband including my 2 lovely grand daughters America &Liberty they LOVE to ride the (we name them because they live with Us from …,we ride buses since 2006 to present (when we just came from our origin .).. it’s really fun, exiting, adventure and save a lot of money we really appreciate keep it up

  3. Why is it the other transit agencies can provide hoilday service for their customers but you can’t. You can at least run the service on a Sunday schedule. Try it sometime. You’ll get people to ride, I’m sure

  4. I think they can work on holidays like a saturdays or Sundays schedules, Metrolink San Bernardino line Usually will be in operation for holidays

  5. It would be nice if I didn’t have to walk a mile to and from the SBX stop at Palm and Kendall; I’m a senior and the 2 is Good but times aren’t as convenient; my car broke down and I’ve been walking for a few months to the bus

  6. Is there any way omni I can bring back the 9:38am slot for bus 290 there’s just a huge gap between the 8:39am & 10:47am time slots that route is really convenient also maybe bus 365 could run every 30min that would be amazing I’m a daily bus rider I work in Chino by the prison so there’s times when the previous bus I’m riding either leaves late or makes allot of stops and I literally arrive to Chino transit center like one min late or even sometimes when it’s just driving away hopefully you take in consideration

    1. Thank you for your suggestion, Ivonne. I have forwarded your feedback our service planning team for consideration. They will follow up once discussed. Thank you for riding!

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