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Route 2 Parade Detour November 10th

Celebrations will be in full swing for the 13th Annual Cruizin ‘E’ Street Veterans Day Parade & Car Show on Saturday, November 10th! Due to this popular event, our Omnitrans Route 2 buses will be detouring that day as follows:

Route #2 – Northbound Detour

  • From 5th Street
  • Left on D Street
  • Left on 18th Street
  • Right on E Street

Route #2 – Southbound Detour

  • From E Street
  • Left on 18th Street
  • Right on D Street
  • Right on Baseline
  • Left on E Street

PLEASE NOTE: Omnitrans buses will be running as scheduled on Monday, November 12th. However our administrative offices will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday


Cruizin E St. Veterans Day Parade & Car Show

Presented by: Juan Pollo; hosted by E St. Cruizers Car Club and Inland Empire Military Museum

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 10th

Where: Original McDonald’s Museum, 1398 N. E St., San Bernardino

Admission: Free

Parade details: Starts 10 a.m. at San Bernardino High School, 1850 N. E St., and continues south past Original McDonald’s Museum to Base Line


Rider Alert: Detour for Route 66 Rendezvous

The San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau, producers of the Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous© is gearing up for the 23rd Annual Rendezvous which takes place September 13 – 16 this year in the downtown streets of San Bernardino.

As always, there will be Omnitrans detours in effect during the event that passengers will need to be aware of. Please adjust accordingly, and if you have any questions call us at 1-800-9-OMNIBUS.

  • Routes 1, 3, 4, 7, 8 and 9 will detour from 5th Street and use  6th Street.
  • Routes 2, 5 and 15 will detour from 2nd Street.
  • Routes 10 and 11 will be not be affected.

Rider Alert: Route 2 detour due to construction

For the next 3-5 days, Route 2 Northbound will be detouring using Hospitality to Sunwest to E Street due to construction.

sbX Construction Update for August 13th-17th

The sbX weekly construction update lists the places, dates, times and details of construction activity currently taking place in San Bernardino in preparation for the sbX bus rapid transit project.

Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue Park-and-Ride-Facility

  • Parameters: South of Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue intersection
  • Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
  • Specifics: Work on park-and-ride restroom continues, Work on sidewalk ramps


  • Parameters: New bus station location on campus
  • Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
  • Specifics: Roadway work continues, work on bus passenger platform continues
  • LANE CLOSURE: Traffic control in effect.

E Street

  • Parameters: Select locations between 10th Street and Hospitality Lane
  • Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
  • Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
  • Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues including sidewalk removals, landscaping activities (includes work in center median), electrical activities, street light activities
  • LANE CLOSURE: Parking and lane nearest the curb along the east side of E Street between 10th Street and 6th Street has been eliminated. Traffic control in effect on east and west side of E Street throughout the corridor.

 Hospitality Lane

  • Parameters: Select locations between E Street and Tippecanoe Avenue
  • Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Intermittent Day Work
  • Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues including sidewalk removals, landscaping activities (includes tree removal and clearing work in center median between Tippecanoe Avenue and Carnegie Drive West), irrigation activities, electrical activities, street light activities
  • LANE CLOSURE: North side of Hospitality Lane nearest the curb is closed.

 Various Bus Station Locations

  • Parameters: Little Mountain Drive, Shandin Hills Drive, Marshall Boulevard, Highland Avenue, Baseline Street
  • Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
  • Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
  • Specifics: Platform structure activities such as slab work, forming walls and erecting structure steel continues
  • LANE CLOSURE: Traffic control in effect at some locations.
To establish a safe work environment for crews and the public, the construction crew has implemented traffic control measures that allow for at least one lane in each direction to be open during construction. Maintaining access to businesses is a high priority as part of this project. As such, signage is placed throughout the corridor to inform the public that they are open for business.

About sbX

The sbX BRT Project is the first-of-its kind express service to be constructed in the Inland Empire. It is the beginning of an intermodal public transit system in the San Bernardino Valley that will help reduce vehicle congestion while providing the public an environmentally friendly alternative that is sophisticated, cost effective, and time efficient.

The 15.7-mile corridor spans between northern San Bernardino and Loma Linda. It will include 16 art-inspired stations at key university, government, business, entertainment and medical centers as well as four park-and-ride facilities.

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Detour for Omnitrans Route 2 northbound

SbX construction has started in two new areas of Hospitality Lane.  This construction is only on the north side of the street and will only affect Route 2 northbound.  The traffic will be reduced to only one lane and the construction activities will include the removal of curb and sidewalks

The first detour takes place at Carnegie and follows Carnegie around until it rejoins Hospitality Lane just east of TGIFriday’s.  The second detour will be at Hunts Lane.  Buses will turn south on Hunts Lane, turn right on E street and rejoin the normal route at E & Hospitality Lane.  There is an alternate stop on Hunts Lane & Hospitality Lane southbound far side.  This stop will serve the County building (Hall of Records) that is behind the Soup Plantation.  There is another stop on Carnegie & Hospitality Lane, westbound far side as well.

This detour will be in place for approximately three months.

Rider Alert for Ontario Route 81


Construction begins on Monday, 7/23, on what will be considered the Ontario Transit Center.  New bus stop amenities will be provided in the general area of Holt & Euclid.   The construction start will be at Sultana & D for the Route 81.  We will temporarily relocate the stop to D & Sultana Eastbound north side, which had been a previous bus stop.  We will post other construction activities as the project moves forward.  The project should be completed in the fall.

Cal Trans detour scheduled for Lugonia

Caltrans will be working on a repaving project on Lugonia between Church & Judson on Monday and Tuesday, July 16th & 17th.

The street will be closed those days between 8:30 and 2:00.  Caltrans indicated that a detour on Church/San Bernardino/Dearborn will be established.