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Omni-Faster: Speeding Up Bus Service in San Bernardino County

During the past two years, Omnitrans has added two bus services that enable passengers to travel faster. These are the sbX bus rapid transit system, which opened in April 2014, and Line #290, a freeway express bus route that started service in September 2015. Up until now, I had not had a chance to ride either […]

Metro’s Last SGV Holdouts go Blue and White – Foothill Transit Takes Lines #190 and #194

On Sunday, June 26, 2016, at 1:54 am, Metro’s Line #194 bus pulled up to the bus stop at Pomona and Temple, near the Cal Poly Pomona campus, discharged a handful of passengers, then “deadheaded” (traveled empty) back to its “home” at El Monte Station. It would be the last time the orange-colored bus would […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Transportation Network Companies

My car had been acting up for a few days. By the sluggish way it moved when I pressed the accelerator, I knew it was something serious, like the transmission. After a few days of this, I drove it to the shop and left it there. Not wanting to hang around for several hours, I […]