This morning, San Bernardino County leaders celebrated a ribbon-cutting for new Arrow train service between San Bernardino and Redlands. Metrolink will operate service on the nine-mile-long line starting Monday.
Arrow will operate just over twenty trips per day between Downtown San Bernardino and Redlands University. There is also one express train daily between the Downtown Redlands and L.A. Union Station (per the current schedule it departs Redlands at 5:58 a.m., then from Union Station at 5:26 p.m. – check for latest schedule at Metrolink website). At Downtown San Bernardino, Arrow riders can easily transfer to Metrolink’s San Bernardino and Inland Empire-Orange County Lines, as well as San Bernardino County Transportation Authority’s (SBCTA) sbX Bus Rapid Transit line.
The new train connects to job centers, including Esri, civic centers in Redlands and San Bernardino, and to the University of Redlands.
Saturday January 11th we will undertake a trip that will have several purposes: explore bus and rail services for San Bernardino and environs, visit the San Bernardino History and Railroad Museum (http://www.sbdepotmuseum.com/) at the historic Santa Fe Depot plus have lunch at Molly’s, a 50s style café (http://www.mollyscafe66.com/). The two departure options from Union Station on […]
Tomorrow, Friday May 2nd, Southern California Transit Advocates (SoCATA) is touring of Omnitrans’ sbX Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) express service. Omnitrans sbX started operating Monday. Our hope is by highlighting its key attribute, dedicated stations along an exclusive bus lane, that sbX will inspire aspirations in Los Angeles County as Metro studies corridors for a proposed BRT […]
One of the staff reports presented during the monthly cycle of Metro Board committee meetings I try to read conscientiously is the Regional Rail Update. The report presented at the Oct. 17th Planning and programming Committee contains a fascinating tidbit on page 2: “Staff is working closely with Metrolink on two new initiatives that would […]
Photo:SP8254/Flickr Trying to follow the lead given last year when Mayor Villaraigosa devised a way to hold off proposed and "needed" service cuts at Metro, the Metrolink Board of Directors voted last week to hold off on increasing fares for at least a month while it looks for other options. The Board was widely expected […]
The Metrolink Board of Directors will receive a compilation of all comments received and a public hearing will be held by the Board at its meeting on Friday, April 25, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. to be held at the Southern California Associated Governments (SCAG) San Bernardino Conference Room located at 818 W. 7th Street, 12th […]
The day after Thanksgiving is a unique day. It is not a holiday but many people get it off. Yet regular weekday transit service generally operates. It presents a rare chance to explore transit in far flung areas and ride services that only operate Monday to Friday without having to take a day off from work. […]